On 4/4/2011 11:38 AM, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
Is there a difference between the WG and the mailing list, in this respect?
Shutting down the mailing list implies possibly different members whenever
a new DKIM WG will be started up.
I actually don't know. Someone else could chime in. I'm sure the archives
are kept "forever" though.
A working group is an organizational construct of the IETF. A mailing list is
communications tool. Closing the former does not have to affect the latter.
fact it is common to leave a list open for follow-on discussions.
For interesting efforts, like DKIM, that also have other, related lists, the
usual roll of the list that was used for the wg is for discussion of the
"technology" and possible changes to it, rather than it's "operation", but
that's a subtlety that isn't formally enforced and often isn't followed.
NOTE WELL: This list operates according to