Re: Level of traffic on Unicode List

From: A. Vine (
Date: Fri Jan 14 2000 - 15:09:00 EST

I cast a vote for a searchable archive. Another list I'm on has it and I use it
all the time.


Andrea Vine,
Sun-Netscape Alliance i18n architect
Necessity is the mother of strange bedfellows.
-- Dr. Dave Farber (father of SNOBOL and one of the creators of Token Ring)

Tom Emerson wrote: > > Basis Technology would be willing and able to host a digested version of the > Unicode list, and can also host a searchable archive of the traffic, if > there is sufficient interest in having this done. Obviously if the UC > decides to make digests an option, this becomes moot. > > Those who think having the option of the digest form can email privately: > I'll keep the "voting" open until the end of next week. Based on that > feedback I'll decided whether to go ahead with this project or not. > > -tree > > -----Original Message----- > From: Doug Ewell [] > Sent: Friday, January 14, 2000 10:54 AM > To: Unicode List > Subject: Re: Level of traffic on Unicode List > > I'm sure Marion didn't intend to add yet another off-topic thread to > this mailing list, but I guess the toothpaste is out of the tube now. > > A digest would be a nice option. I would probably not use it on this > list for the same reason as Jonathan: some messages I care about and > want to save, others I delete on sight. But on some other lists I > subscribe to, I prefer the digest mode because I want to archive all or > most of the messages and a digest is more convenient that way. The best > choice is to offer a digest mode and allow members to choose which one > they want. > > -Doug Ewell > Fullerton, California

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