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On Tue, 01 Oct 2002 13:04, Julian Fitzell wrote:
> Sean Chittenden wrote:
> [...]
>
> > With my developer hat on, I only use Ruby and C/Ruby.  With my DBA hat
> > on, I only use PostgreSQL and BDB.  As a sysadmin, it's FreeBSD.  I
> > work hard to be good at what I do and enjoy staying informed of what's
> > going on in each of those communities.  When I read my email, I read
> > it in the order of 'inbox', 'cvs commit lists for projects I
> > maintain', 'cvs commit lists for the products I use', '-announce
> > lists', '-bug lists', '-security lists', '-bug lists', '-hacker
> > lists', '-admin lists', '-audit', '-arch', and generic user lists some
> > where down at the bottom of the pile.  -talk, however, doesn't fit
> > nicely into that stratification.  -talk is the bug list, is the
> > security list, is the -hacker list, is the -admin list, is -arch list,
> > and up until recently, used to be the -core list.
>
> [...]
>
> I have to totally agree.  When I first started using ruby I subscribed
> to -talk and was blown away by the volume of mail.  

Hi Julian,

This is the exact reason the Ruby Weekly News was started at Phil Tomson's 
suggestion almost a year ago. Sure we don't meet everyone interest in a 
topic, but we try and catch all the announcements, and we try and write about 
things that we find interesting (which doesn't include Larry Wall :)

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Signed,
Holden Glova
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