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2019-08-24
00:29 New ticket [d31de41cd7] Please discontinue low-traffic mailing lists. artifact: 2645492770 user: chrstphrchvz

Ticket UUID: d31de41cd7451b8a806003afa923136efeb187a3
Title: Please discontinue low-traffic mailing lists
Type: RFE Version:
Submitter: chrstphrchvz Created on: 2019-08-24 00:29:02
Subsystem: 69. Other Assigned To: nobody
Priority: 5 Medium Severity: Minor
Status: Open Last Modified: 2019-08-24 00:29:02
Resolution: None Closed By: nobody
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Description:

I suggest that the tcl-win, tcl-mac, tcl-threads, and possibly other low-traffic mailing lists on SourceForge be discontinued. At a minimum, these should no longer be recommended by READMEs, etc. as channels for users to seek support from.

In recent years, these lists have had very little traffic (not much other than the conference announcements), and requests posted there have tended to go unanswered.

Much better and more active support channels appear to be comp.lang.tcl (which can be accessed in a browser using Google Groups for those not using a newsreader), and the Fossil issue trackers.