Re: META: New horizons for the Extropians list

dwayne (
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 15:43:48 +1000 wrote:

> 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.



"the cricher we kno as dwayne is only the projection
into our dimension of something much larger and