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Re: [fab] State of Fedora (a long email)



Jesse Keating schrieb:
> On Monday 06 November 2006 16:24, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> The problem is not that there are "still only contributors signed up
>> there", the problem is that contributors did not get signed up there or
>> left again after some time/send the traffic to /dev/null now because
>> there were flamewars or unimportant stuff was discussed.
>> Site note: To solve this problem Extras requested a moderated,
>> low-traffic "fedora-maintainers-annouce" list to make it possible to
>> announce stuff to a all maintainers easily. Core blocked it, warren (in
>> his function as FESCo member) is discussing this with Jesse currently
>> (maybe there are some results in between, but nobody told me about).
> This was discussed between Warren, Jeremy Katz, and myself.  The solution to 
> the problem is to not create yet another mailing list, its to enforce the 
> list for the purpose it was meant for.  Announcements most often spawn 
> discussions (see my announcement re dist-hg), having it span two lists or 
> dealing with a readonly -> read/write list is bothersome and confusing.

Well, there are a lot of people in Extras land that are not interested
in the discussions. They only want the announcements. I'm strongly
inclined to do it just for Extras if Core doesn't want to participate.
Well, we'll discuss it in the next FESCo meeting.

CU
thl


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