kevin at suberic.net wrote:
>> had some quality shower thinking time today.
>> what if we contacted a user group in california, and another in australia
> and the three of us teamed up to for three access points for a single
> mailing list (panic at linux.ie, panic at cal-lug.org, and panic at aus-lug.org.au> all pointing to the panic mailing list). technically each site could
> do it's own maintenance and subscribe the other two lists, yes?
>> anyway, what would panic be for? it should be a low volume list for
> answering emergency linux questions. "my partition table got munched"
> "the dell whozitplex won't install and my boss is standing right here"
> it would be best if the list was open, but required some sort of
> registering (which would include a warning saying only emergency
> messages should be sent, and that detail should be provided, etc.
> i guess i'm thinking of the warnng rn put up before posting news.)
>> why involve ca and au? that way we get 24x7 support with folks in
> a pretty distributed set of timezones on it. it would be wise to not
> advertise it outside the groups, but if it works we could get other groups
> to set up their own panic lists - a sort of load balancing.
I think that's a pretty cool idea...
Kevin, you need to shower more often :-)
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