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Re: [Linux-cluster] Ideas on merging #linux-ha and #linux-cluster on freenode



On 05/28/2012 12:02 AM, Digimer wrote:
> I'm not sure if this has come up before, but I thought it might be worth
> discussing.
> 
> With the cluster stacks merging, it strikes me that having two separate
> channels for effectively the same topic splits up folks. I know that
> #linux-ha technically still supports Heartbeat, but other than that, I
> see little difference between the two channels.
> 
> I suppose a similar argument could me made for the myriad of mailing
> lists, too. I don't know if any of the lists really have significant
> enough load to cause a problem if the lists were merged. Could
> Linux-Cluster, Corosync and Pacemaker be merged?
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Digimer, hoping a hornets nest wasn't just opened. :)
> 

So we already have the ha-wg and ha-wg-techincal mailing lists around on
the linux fundation servers that should serve as coordination between
projects (tho it appears we rarely use them).

We could use an IRC equivalent on freenode.. #ha-wg ? the channel is
free at moment.

I don't see single projects mailing lists or IRC channels disappearing
any time soon and it doesn't make sense to kill them all either.
Some lists will disappear in time as the projects will slowly become
obsoleted. The issue here is that we can't really force it. It has to be
a natural process. Look at cman for example. True we obsoleted it in the
new world, but effectively cman will not die till RHEL6 support ends in
several years from now.

Fabio


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