Mailing lists are a common community tool.
Types of mailing list Edit
- Discussion list -- many to many list where anyone can post
- Announcement list -- one to many list
Culture and community norms Edit
Discussion list culture varies widely depending on the subject matter. However, the following concepts are commonly used:
- Signal-to-noise ratio
- Real names or Pseudonyms are common; true anonymity is rare because of the need for members to use a consistent email address