Re: resource availability and (naive) ideas
On 2/09/10 6:18 PM, Stephen Gran wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Éric Araujo said:
>>>> I've cc'd weasel and sgran so they can answer the following question: is
>>>> it acceptable to have non-DDs (and/or non-DMs) on such aliases?
>>> Yes, it's an alias file, so it can take arbitrary addresses.
>> I believe the question was about policy, not technique.
> Yes, I understood that - I think it's a non-issue, so didn't
> address it. I apologize if that left the situation ambiguous.
> What we don't want, in general, is for an email address @*.d.o
> to be handed out for trivial or status reasons. What is fine
> is for role accounts to redirect mail to people actually doing
> the work. As examples, firstname.lastname@example.org
> redirecting to email@example.com is probably not fine, but
> firstname.lastname@example.org redirecting to a gmail address absolutely is,
> in my opinion.
> Hope that makes my position clearer, and sorry again for any
Thanks both for explaining this. It's clear now. I don't see a problem in what
we need to do for the mentoring program, whether we have DDs or others (probably
both) at the other end of that email address.