Nicholas Bodley <nbodley at speakeasy dot net> wrote:

> Should we have a Qalam off-topic list? Perhaps it should be devoted to
> such topics as these (encodings, typography, etc. that are related to
> text, its composition, and presentation; possibly linguistics and
> languages), but not be open to any topic whatsoever.

There is already a Unicode mailing list:

Be advised, however, that this group prefers to remain on-topic as well.
A certain amount of random musing is accepted, but not indefinitely.

There is also an existing mailing list on typography, and probably on
the other related topics you mentioned.

-Doug Ewell
Fullerton, California