[ppml] Re: Independent space from ARIN
mury at goldengate.net
Thu Apr 24 18:57:20 EDT 2003
I don't think it's the case that some people are contributing too much.
You only sent 26 messages in a month and a half. It's that not many
people are contributing. There are many factors as to why.
But I feel one of them is the way infrequent/new posters are received and
On Thu, 24 Apr 2003 william at elan.net wrote:
> Wow! I did not think I was most active here, nor is it list where I'm most
> active at all. Its not big surprise to me - I either participate in discussion
> or I do not and if I participate, you can expect several emails per day
> and I usually answer immediatly (almost always in public and not private).
> And part of the problem is that I type at >400 symbols/minute, its faster
> and often easier for me to type then to say (though on public meetings
> I'mprobably just as active) and I'm not sure I can really stop myself
> even if I know it maybe seen as a problem. But I'll try to keep it down a
> little, leaving space for everybody else (except next week when I'll post
> about whois) - this is especially important because newcomers will not
> participate if the list is dominated by same people.
> BTW: Does top-25 account for over 80% of all emails?
> > 1 9.4% (28/296) From: Member Services <memsvcs at arin.net>
> > 2 8.7% (26/296) From: william at elan.net
> > 3 6.4% (19/295) From: Mury <mury at goldengate.net>
> > 4 6.0% (18/296) From: Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com>
> > 5 5.0% (15/296) From: Michael.Dillon at radianz.com
> > 6 4.0% (12/296) From: "John M. Brown" <john at chagres.net>
> > 7 3.3% (10/296) From: "Sweeting, John" <John.Sweeting at teleglobe.com>
> > 8 3.3% (10/296) From: "McBurnett, Jim" <jmcburnett at msmgmt.com>
> > 9 3.0% (9/296) From: Bill Darte <billd at cait.wustl.edu>
> > 10 2.7% (8/296) From: David Conrad <david.conrad at nominum.com>
> > ---------------
> > 52.3% (155/296)
> > I can run them for a longer period of time if someone has the
> > archives. It would be interesting to compare against the number
> > of people with IP space (which, I'd have to bet even direct from
> > ARIN is many thousands), and against the number of people on ppml
> > in total.
> > Of course, like any "government", most poeple don't participate,
> > which is neither bad nor good, just a fact of life.
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