At what point does a mailing list become counter-productive?
27 Mar 2008 - 9:15am
5 years ago
Here goes ...
First, I admit that I am not an IA but rather a developer who believes
in creating a synergy with IAs and designers to help solve our common
That being said, this list has become unmanageable.
There are great discussions happening here but it is becoming
increasingly hard to find them amongst the job postings, event
announcements, feel-good off-topic questions, and especially the
numerous snarky replies. I mean there were 15 replies to the Nannybot
etiquette post ... we get that you're all clever and witty.
I understand this is a balancing act. Some people want to lurk and
some want this to be their second home. Ultimately, what should a non-
IA like me get from this list?
Has the possibility of breaking into multiple lists been discussed? I
fear that a monolithic list could further silo this community even
while members are saying traditional walls in the industry need to go