> I like the idea of splitting the lists, but I think you probably shouldn't
> oversplit. "Technology" and "Social/economic systems" are good groupings
> but subgroups might not get enough posts to be viable. Good lists need
> enough material that there's always some discussion going or people
> forget about it and post elsewhere. I think list posts work like
> advertising for a list.
What about weekly digests for low-traffic lists? Or go with Robin Hanson's idea of essays?
A list composed solely of essayists would be really interesting, come to think of it. Boring if that's all there was, but it would be a useful addition to the flow.
-- mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org http://i.am/dwayne "the cricher we kno as dwayne is only the projection into our dimension of something much larger and wirder." ---email@example.com ....return....to....the....source....