Great idea, I think we should go for it.

Warm regards,

Ashwin Baindur
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On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 5:00 PM, CherianTinu Abraham
<tinucher...@gmail.com>wrote:

> The primary reason is that there is a huge newbie attraction and India
> mailing list sign up due to Wikimedia conference banner. When somebody signs
> up, they are given an option to have digest mails instead of regular mail on
> new message type.
>
> It is generally recommended to change the subject line and
> remove unnecessary portions of the original mail while replying to the
> digest mails.
>
> While replying to a digest mail, it even does informs the sender like
>
> "When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of Wikimediaindia-l digest..." "
>
> The new comers ( mostly college/school going students) are not used to or
> aware of such mailing list rules.
> Should we automatically send a introductory mail on list rules and
> guidelines when somebody signs up ?
>
>
> Regards
> Tinu Cherian
>
>
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 3:13 PM, Vickram Crishna <vvcris...@radiophony.com
> > wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 1:19 PM, anuj doshi <anujndo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> hey are we goin to have a age criteria box for the conference?
>>
>>
>> While one appreciates that it needs some fiddling with settings to prevent
>> otherwise avoidable top-posting from some mobile devices, sending queries
>> like this, without even editing the subject line, is simply unfair to other
>> listmembers. Looking over the list of previous mails in the digest below, I
>> can't see what triggered it - it doesn't even vaguely link to them.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 7:33 PM, <
>>> wikimediaindia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote:
>>>
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