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Maintainers list discussion (Re: FESCo Meeting Summary for 2007-09-06)

On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 01:30 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 18:21 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Fri, 07 Sep 2007 00:56:23 +0200
> > Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> > > Given this decision, I would like to propose to also close down 
> > > * fedora-test-list@: 
> > > Rationale: There can't be a clear separation between testing and
> > > development. testing is part of development and maintaining packages.
> > > 
> > > * fedora-packaging@: Packaging and discussing details of packages are
> > > part of a distribution's development. It doesn't make sense to keep
> > > specialized lists for these topics.
> > 
> > We can discuss this at next week's FESCo meeting if you would like.
> Yes, please do so - Put it on your schedule.
> This meant to be a serious proposal and is not a knee-jerk reaction[1].
> You've decided to kill maintainers@, now you should be consequent and
> kill these lists, too.

I've added these to next weeks schedule.

> [1] IMO, this FESCO decision is a fault and mistake, we all will regret.
> It molests maintainers with long term development babbling and molests
> "application developers" with "bureaucracy of Fedora package
> maintenance" - It's not helpful to both parties.

Yeah, I would have preferred to keep the maintainer's list as well, but
sadly I was in the minority. :(

Brian Pepple <bpepple fedoraproject org>

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