Holden Glova wrote:
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> On Tue, 01 Oct 2002 13:04, Julian Fitzell wrote:
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>>Sean Chittenden wrote:
>>[...]
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>>>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.
>>
>>[...]
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>>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 :)

He he,

yes I find that very useful.  Thanks for the service.  My mail filter 
contains the following:

...
accept if message.subject =~ /Ruby Weekly News/i
accept if message.subject =~ /ruby-dev summary/i
...

:)

Julian

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