- Requested name of the mailing list (ending in @lists.wikimedia.org): firstname.lastname@example.org
- Reasoning/explanation of purpose: Wiki Labs Kultur (Wiki Labs Kultur) is a initiative by Wikimedia Danmark and various Danish cultural institutions to improve Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia Projects' coverage of culture, as well as uploading their collections to Wikimedia Commons whenever possible. We host events once every month with a different cultural institution hosting each month.
Most informal discussion regarding the initiative take place on our Facebook group. Participants sign up for events by emailing the contact at the relevant cultural institution.
The Facebook group works great for informal discussion, but it also excludes anyone who might be interested in participating, but who doesn't want to use a third-party tool. It would also be a lot simpler if participants could send an email to the same adress every time they wanted to sign up for an event, instead of having to check the email adress of the relevant host institution.
tl;dr: A mailing list would make coordinating event signups easier, and allow us to accomodate people who are interested in participating but don't want to use Facebook.
I floated the idea of creating a mailing list on the Facebook group, and everyone who responded (both participants and hosts) were positive. (See this post)
- Initial list administrator's email address: email@example.com (member of the WMDK board)
- Secondary list administrator's email address: firstname.lastname@example.org (myself, member of the WMDK board)