On Aug 8, 3:29  򮮮
> Trans wrote:
>
> > So I'll go out on a limb here, I respectfully request that an official
> > "ruby-pro" (or some such name) be created.
>
> The Thoughtful Ruby mailing list has roughly zero traffic, so I'm
> skeptical a new list would be helpful.

You are right. It can only work with official backing from matz and
community leaders.

> Maybe people heard about Rails, tried it for a while, and decided either
> to just hang on the rails lists, or switch (back) to Java or PHP or
> something.
>
> Or, more likely, people have formed multiple Ruby communities, and each
> has found their own way blogs, twitter, other lists, irc) to keep in
> touch.

That's true. But the mailing lists are central hubs. It's important
that all these sub-communities remain in touch too.

T.