[ALAC] At-Large mailing list activity reports

Evan Leibovitch evan at telly.org
Mon Jan 26 06:55:57 UTC 2015


On 25 January 2015 at 23:23, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>
wrote:

> Jean-Jacques Subrenat has raised the issue of the At-Large mailing list
> reports generated weekly by Thomas Narten. An example is follows:
>
>     Messages   |      Bytes        | Who
> --------+------+--------+----------+------------------------
>  28.57% |    4 | 37.14% |    56728 | jjs at dyalog.net
>  21.43% |    3 | 22.75% |    34743 | jefsey at jefsey.com
>  14.29% |    2 | 10.51% |    16050 | salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at
> gmail.com
>   7.14% |    1 | 11.72% |    17899 | mcknight.glenn at gmail.com
>   7.14% |    1 |  5.16% |     7874 | hilyard at oyster.net.ck
>   7.14% |    1 |  5.06% |     7731 | alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
>   7.14% |    1 |  5.03% |     7687 | narten at us.ibm.com
>   7.14% |    1 |  2.63% |     4015 | at-large-bounces at
> atlarge-lists.icann.org
> --------+------+--------+----------+------------------------
> 100.00% |   14 |100.00% |   152727 | Total
>
>

> QUESTION TO THE ALAC: I see no harm in continuing to have these statistics
> generated, and in fact, the Metrics WG has discussed doing something
> similar for other lists as well. Are there any ALAC who feel that we need
> to either curtail this practice or discuss it further?


​I am not on the ALAC, but have occasionally been seen around some of its
members.

In the original discussion thread I vigorously supported maintaining this
(automated, no work for anyone to produce) report and I continue to do so.

- Evan


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