how about bionet.molbio.pcr?

Paul N Hengen pnh at fcsparc6.ncifcrf.gov
Thu Jul 27 11:35:16 EST 1995


 In article <3v7rl9$mfp at ousrvr.oulu.fi> jkortes at paju.oulu.fi
 (Jarkko Kortesmaa) writes:

>: Wouldn't it be great to make this new group and to keep all 
>: PCR related discussions there? It alone, I think, takes > 
>: 30% here. This way it will be easier to find PCR related 
>: stuff there and all the rest - here. 
>
>: What do you think?

| To me it seems that another 30% is related to ligation problems... :-)
|
| I see no need to split this group, since the amount of postings is still 
| manageable. If there were say, well over 200 articles/day, things could be 
| different.
|
| I, for one like to read about methods that are not my immediate concern. I 
| feel that I have learned many valuable things this way. For me, splitting 
| this group would only mean more groups to follow, with no gain. 
| Futhermore, a likely consequence would be crossposting to an annoying 
| extent. 
|
| Splitting might also reduce the amount of readers below the so called 
| critical mass. The more there are of us and the more diverse is our 
| collective expertise the better this group is.   

I completely agree with Jarkko for the same reasons discussed the last
five times this was suggested here. If you want to see my reasons again,
you can find them in the BIOSCI archives.

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