[Air-l] life cycle of online discussions: references? (was: SW tostore webpages)

J Sternberg netberg at compuserve.com
Mon Jun 6 08:01:19 PDT 2005


I think the reference is:
"The Natural Life Cycle Of Mailing Lists" by Kat Nagel
available at (among other places)
http://www.tifaq.org/information/archive/mailing_list_lifecycle-sep98-Kat_Nagel.txt

Janet Sternberg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Communication and Media Studies
Fordham University

Rowin Young wrote:
>  
> If anyone does know this reference (or other similar ones) please could
> they post replies on list, or copy me into them if you'd rather reply
> offlist - I'd be fascinated to see them.
> 
> Thanks,
> Rowin
>  
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: air-l-aoir.org-bounces at listserv.aoir.org [mailto:air-l-aoir.org-
>>bounces at listserv.aoir.org] On Behalf Of M.B.Gaved
>>Sent: 06 June 2005 11:07
>>To: air-l
>>Subject: [Air-l] life cycle of online discussions: references? (was:
> 
> SW
> 
>>tostore webpages)
>>
>>hi all
>>
>>I'm wondering if anybody can help me with a reference, this current
>>discussion has got me thinking about the 'lifecycle' that mailing list
>>debates generally seem to go through.
>>
>>After a particularly fiery college mailing list debate, a colleague
>>mentioned he'd come across a paper somebody had written on the
> 
> lifecycle
> 
>>of mailing list discussions - it might have been specifically
> 
> flamewars,
> 
>>or perhaps just mailing list debates in general. It might have come
> 
> from
> 
>>IBM research labs?
>>
>>Can anybody point me at this or any other papers on the subject?
>>
>>all the best
>>
>>Mark
>>
>>--------------------------------------------
>>Mark Gaved
>>KMi, Open University, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA
>>+44 (0) 1908 6 54513
>>m.b.gaved at open.ac.uk
>>http://kmi.open.ac.uk/people/mark/




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