[Haskell-cafe] Proposal: New mailing lists -- haskell-jobs & haskell-academia

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Thu Jul 3 18:24:30 UTC 2014

Yeah, I know this sounds like a great idea in theory.

I'm just saying that we have something very similar with haskell at haskell.org,
and it's not working, for various social reasons.


* Alexander Berntsen <alexander at plaimi.net> [2014-07-03 19:55:22+0200]
> On 03/07/14 16:25, Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
> > I doubt all the people who are interested will subscribe to these 
> > lists.
> I don't have data to argue for or against this.
> > Thus people will have to cross-post to those list and haskell-cafe,
> >  just like it's happening with haskell at haskell.org right now.
> This should be considered frowned upon if this proposal goes through.
> > I don't mind seeing occasional job and academic ads here.
> For what it's worth: I don't either. I'm actually interested in seeing
> what's going on in these circles. But I follow quite a few lists, and
> I a lot of the stuff I see on those lists *is* annoying to me. So I
> imagine some people, who like me subscribe to a lot of lists, are
> annoyed by the ads here.
> But really, that is a minor point. The primary advantage is in my
> opinion the ability to filter email.
> And a point I forgot to make in that regard is for people who *are*
> looking for jobs presently. It would be good if they could efficiently
> filter these postings.
> And another related point is that *I* sure wouldn't mind being able to
> get ads in digests, whilst following the café normally.
> -- 
> Alexander
> alexander at plaimi.net
> https://secure.plaimi.net/~alexander
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