Re: should this list be renamed?
Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> writes:
> Jorg Schuler wrote:
> > > Or packaging-help?
> > debian-pkghelp seems good.
> > Yes, I'm afraid packaging-help might get confused with
> > packages-help...
> I think I'd confuse debian-pkghelp with help on packages
> more than packaging-help.
I don't see much chance for confusion in either one. I would
find either one acceptable, but I think a name change is essential.
> In addition, http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/subscribe says
> this about the debian-mentors list:
> This list is for newbie maintainers who seek help with initial
> packaging and other developer-related issues. Those who
> prefer one-on-one help should also post to the list, and an
> experienced developer will volunteer.
> I've always interpreted `Those who prefer one-on-one help' as any
> user about any topic, so perhaps that should be clarified.
Many experienced developers have asked for and received help on
this list, which is good. I suggest the charter should read:
This list is for maintainers and would-be maintainers who seek
help with packaging and other developer-related issues. Those who
prefer one-on-one help on these subjects should also post to the
list, and an experienced developer will volunteer.
In addition, I think everyone who posts user-type questions to
this list should receive a polite response suggesting he post to
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