Call for Working Group on EI list/news server

Eugene Leitl (
Sat, 19 Jun 1999 18:24:04 -0700 (PDT)

Robert J. Bradbury writes:
> I've been reviewing the possible approaches to upgrading our
> communication and interaction options.

I think this is an excellent idea indeed.

> I believe that this is a non-trivial amount of work and would
> like to establish a group of individuals who have expertise
> in these areas that we might sub-allocate the development
> of areas in which they have the greatest interest. I believe
> some of the skills which might be required are (a) SQL/Perl
> knowledge, (b) Mail Server/MajorDomo knowledge, (c)
> Indexed databases (e.g. SWISH knowledge), (d) News
> servers.

Why I wouldn't dream of bashing Perl here, I would like to point out the utility of Python , Mailman , PyApache , Zope , Gadfly and, of course, diverse m(y)SQL modules in that particular project.