Re: META: traffic-limited list idea

Andrea Gallagher (
Fri, 18 Apr 1997 10:44:22 -0700

At 12:08 AM 4/15/97 +0000, you wrote:
>Robin Hanson:
>>Btw, do you see the irony in your advocating the choice of your
>>official ExI committee on the grounds of it better promoting
>>participation, when general list members were not offered a chance to
>>participate in or even observe this committe discussion, and still
>>have been told very little about the actual choice?
>If you were to search the archives, you would find a general
>discussion that took place on this list regarding the topic, in which
>all list members had an opportunity to discuss their ideas and concerns.

Could someone provide some pointers to this discussion? A url in the
archives would be wonderful, Words to search on would be fine.

Ob discussion comment:
This points out one of the flaws in mailing lists as a medium for design
decisions. There's no support for a sense of history, so it has to be
created socially. Now, when is that Foresight Institute test of HyperG