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Re: Removal of debian usenet gateway

Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> I think that there are problems with them being gatewayed.

In general, I agree.

>  * Increased traffic on debian-devel from less-than-useful people.

IMHO debian-devel should be restricted to technical issues. Too many
politicking is done on debian-devel (E.g., this discussion). An extra
list for things like this might be useful.

>  * Increased numbers of less-than-clueful developers (seriously).

This point won't be solved by stopping the gatewaying ...

> There seems to have been a much larger volume of postings from
> nondevelopers to debian-devel lately, particularly on political
> issues.  I don't think this is helpful.

Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>

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