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Re: Intent to package... but do you really want to know?

On Tue, Mar 30, 1999 at 12:53:22PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 1999 at 01:33:15PM +0300, Fabrizio Polacco wrote:
> > What if we set up a debian-devel-intent for these announcements?
> > Just to reduce the volume of the list.
> Bad idea. This is one of the main purposes of this list. If you move it
> away, you just open the way for all the off topic stuff.

I understand ... but you know that you won't ever stop off-topic, so
leaving them (and only/mostly them) in a well known place is ...

But sometimes I have the need to search if someone has declared some
intent or not (and usually they have :-) and having a dedicated list
would permit me to grep the full text intead of simplying searching the

and this was my personal desire :-)

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