You asked for it: devel at lists.laptop.org summary, round 0
mel at laptop.org
Fri Oct 10 20:54:01 EDT 2008
(or http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgj7p8sm_14gdgffwds if tinyurl does
What in the world?
Many people have suggested list summarization for devel at . Michael and
Mel decided to try it once to see how it went.
We wrote this document in three hours. The procedure was:
1. Create google doc.
2. Paste the pipermail thread-view into the doc.
3. Chunk and write taglines until done.
4. Write the search term index.
* We don't know if this was fast or slow.
* We don't know how we're going to update this summary next week.
* We don't know what information is important to the consumers of
Please shout if you want something, if you can answer one of our
questions, or if we could (should) have cut something. You get the idea.
(P.S. - We apologize in advance if:
* our summaries are wrong, libelous, slanderous, salacious,
* we bent, folded, spindled, or mutilated your post in the course
of writing this summary,
* our formatting burns out your eyes
). If one of these calamities occurs, please feel free to do a better
job yourself, next week. (if you can still see.)
-Michael Stone and Mel Chua
PS: The authors can be reached for complaint and/or thank-you-cookies at
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