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Re: proposal: mailing list reorganization



Bill Nottingham schrieb:
> Pete Zaitcev (zaitcev redhat com) said: 
>>>  * fedora-devel -- For devel discussion. The "old" fedora-devel-list
>>> became quite noise and we want to avoid that with the new list. Thus the
>>> plan is to restrict it to well known open-source or project contributors
>>> and make it moderated for the rest of the world. Support questions
>>> regarding devel stuff are off topic here.
>> I question the assertion behind this. Fedora-devel-list is rather
>> quiet, considering the size of the project.
>>>  * fedora-devel-discuss -- We need an open devel list for users as
>>> fedora-devel is restricted. Support questions regarding devel stuff are
>>> on topic here, too.
>> Very dubious idea, but ok.
>> My main problem with this proposal is that you're trying to recreate
>> the current system of fedora-maintainers and fedora-devel-list
>> with no change at all.
> This is my concern as well - I'd rather just repurpose as:
> -maintainers: Announcements (freezes, policy changes, outages, etc.), and
>   related followup discussion.
> -devel: devel discussions.

My concern is that in above scenario the "related followup discussion"
are on a closed list then where even well known open-source contributors
can't participate. And it might happen that the same things get
discussed on -devel an -maintainers at the same time.

CU
thl



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