Re: Volume on -devel and dumping non-registered developers
On Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 02:42:59PM -0800, Shannon C. Dealy wrote:
> it seems to me the real problem is the large number of postings
> that appear (to me anyway) to be off topic. Discussions of
> licensing issues (particularly Apple), inclusion of non-computer
> related documents in the distribution, and other similar issues
> would appear to me to be more appropriate on the debian-policy list,
> though since I am not a member of that list, I can't say for sure.
> In any case, they do not appear to be "development" related.
We have a debian-legal for the legal issues, although some of the
Apple license discussion transcends that, as it is a matter not just
of legal things, but politics on a broader scale.
I like the idea of a debian-discuss, which would carry the
'miscellaneous' traffid that -devel currently gets. That way, devel
could go back to being for strictly technical issues. This would, I
think, improve the quality of Debian, as more people could participate
in the tech discussions.
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