[Dirvish] One mailing list, or four?

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Fri Dec 17 12:50:27 PST 2004


On Fri 17 Dec 2004, Keith Lofstrom wrote:
> 
> This is a single mailing list, for users and developers and announcements
> and cvs updates .  I am happy with a single list, but I can create more
> if that is the group consensus.  One argument for more lists is to clearly
> define developer chitchat from "official" announcements of new versions.
> One reason for a single list is that interaction between developers and
> users is important.
> 
> If we keep a single list, submitters should keep in mind the present and
> future audience for their postings.  Users should not pester developers; 
> developers should not confuse users.
> 
> So, one or many lists?

I think the rsync model (announce, general, and cvs) is good.
Announce might be only open for posting by developers, and general would
be a mixture of users and developers; I suspect that it won't see more
traffic than the rsync list.
cvs of course only for cvs messages.


Paul


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