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Distribution: Slint64-14.2 on Lenovo Thinkpad W520
To be useful, each mailing list should have a clear and distinct scope.
Besides the "official" (and very low traffic) ones there are several others in the Slackware galaxy : slackdocs, sbopkg,
slackbuilds.org come to mind. And we have other mailing lists for Slackware groups in different countries as well as derivatives, e.g. salix-main.
In addition we have several IRC channels.
So, what would be the scope of a new mailing list?
I tend to avoid mailing lists due to all the issues related to spam: either through the list itself, or due to address harvesting of the participants. I already get far more offers of Russian Brides and viagra than I can deal with.
I miss the old conferencing systems/BBSes and offline-readers that we had in the old days. Using a web forum in a browser, even a good one like LQ, just isn't as convenient.