[Haskell-cafe] Re: Creating a new Haskell mailing list

Benjamin L.Russell DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Mon Jun 22 07:37:15 EDT 2009

Most likely, if you propose your new mailing list (on the Haskell
mailing list), the discussion will focus on whether it will be likely
to gather enough posts to stay reasonably active.  While the
definition of "reasonably active" differs depending on the individual,
it is likely to mean somewhere between an average of several posts per
week to one or two per day.  Your proposal will be more likely to pass
if you can demonstrate a reasonably strong demand for active
discussion in the Haskell community.

Alternatively, it is possible to create a Haskell-related mailing list
that is not hosted at haskell.org.  Haskell-Art (see the haskell-art
Info Page at http://lists.lurk.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-art and
The haskell-art Archives at
http://lists.lurk.org/pipermail/haskell-art/) is one example of such a

You may wish to see the following sites for reference:

haskell.org Mailing Lists

Mailing lists - HaskellWiki

-- Benjamin L. Russell

On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 07:16:14 -0400, Ryan Trinkle <ryant5000 at gmail.com>

>I'm interested in creating a list for iPhone development.  While I also have
>an ongoing iPhone build target project, which I will be open-sourcing very
>soon, I'd like the list to be about Haskell on iPhone without regard to
>whether it has anything to do with my project.
>On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 03:06, Wolfgang Jeltsch
><g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org>wrote:
>> Am Donnerstag, 18. Juni 2009 16:21 schrieb Henning Thielemann:
>> > Ryan Trinkle schrieb:
>> > > Hi all,
>> > >
>> > > I'm interested in starting a mailing list on haskell.org
>> > > <http://haskell.org>.  Who should I talk to about such things?
>> >
>> > Is it a mailing list related to a project? Then you may request a
>> > project on community.haskell.org, then you can start a mailing list at
>> > yourproject at project.haskell.org
>> See <http://community.haskell.org/>.
>> Best wishes,
>> Wolfgang
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