Proposal:Improve Mailing list system

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    1. Achieve continued growth in readership
    2. Focus on quality content
    3. Increase Participation
    4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
    5. Encourage Innovation


    Improve the the web based interface for the email systems used for foundation-l, wikien-l etc.


    The Wikimedia community use a series of email lists, including:

    • Foundation-l
    • Commons-l
    • WikiEN-l
    • Internal-l

    These all use an archaic email system which looks about ten years old, is not easy to search or browse and doesn't handle simple things like html emails and wordwrapping. Compare the interface for Google Groups or Yahoo Groups to see the world of difference.


    Improves the ability of users to comtribute to discussions on these lists.

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