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Re: New mail list for package announcements.



On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 13:30 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> As we continue to integrate Fedora subprojects into the main Fedora
> infrastructure, the need for a common point of package update
> information became clear.  At the same time, it became clear that
> fedora-announce was not the proper place for this.  To resolve these
> issues, we've created 'fedora-package-announce redhat com' email list.

Is this effective immediately?

In other words, was the libstdc++so7-4.2.0-0.3.20060203.3 update on
Friday the last update announcement coming to fedora-announce-list?

Or is there a cut-over time?

Perhaps best would be to continue posting to f-announce-l and cross-post
to f-package-announce for another week?  Give people time to sign up
before stopping their the package announcement feed?

- Karsten
> This list will serve as an announcement point for package announcements
> for potentially all Fedora sub-projects.  If you would like to receive
> announcements of package updates, you will need to subscribe to this
> list:
> 
> http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-package-announce
> 
> Because this list can be used by many subprojects, we will be setting up
> filters that can be used to allow users to only get announcements they
> care about.  Currently we have filters setup for Fedora Core 3, 4, and 5
> package announcements.  These announcements are the only ones that will
> currently be sent to this list, however Fedora Extras and Fedora Legacy
> could begin sending soon, and we will setup filters for their
> announcements as well.  When you first subscribe, you will receive all
> announcements made.  You can use the membership configuration screen to
> adjust what announcements you wish to get.  These options are near the
> bottom of the configuration list.
> 
> As some package announcements have already gone to this list, please
> check the archives if you think you've missed something.  The archives
> can be found here:
> 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/
> 
> fedora-announce-list will continue to be used for important
> announcements regarding the Fedora project, such as Core releases and
> test releases, Fedora News updates, messages from Max and the board,
> etc...  It will just no longer get package update mails.
> 
> We're sorry for the inconvenience of having users subscribe on their
> own, but mass subscribing users to a list without their explicit consent
> could be considered spam.  This is obviously something we would rather
> not do.
> 
> -- 
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> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-announce-list
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