Hello Peter,
> > I don't think the ruby-talk list gets fewer newbies than the Rails> > list, but they may get a different reception here.>> Well, ATM i am not (yet) subscribed to the RoR mailing list so i would> not like to judge it based on some numbers, but according to the RoR> archives:>> http://wrath.rubyonrails.org/pipermail/rails/>> examining jan,feb,march the average count of posts is somewhere> between 6000-8000 mails a month... Now that's quite a lot imho.> I could not get the same statistics for the tuby-talk (i did not find a> per-month view in the archives) but it seems to me (just based on my> everyday experience reading ruby-talk) that the average post count is> lower here...or? Does anybody has some numbers on this?
Well, check on Gmane :http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.ruby.general
http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.ruby.rails
The messages per day curves show you how the lists grow.
     Jean-Fran├žois.
-- la renverse.