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Re: HOWTO announce ITP

On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 10:26:25PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > Example.  I am not normally interested in ITPs.  I just happened to
> > spot one which caught my eye.  I would guess that a lot of ITPs are
> > like that.  The idea of them going to -devel is, I think, a good one
> > in principle.  I'd prefer not to have to subscribe to Yet Another List
> > for something of only marginal interest.
> OTOH others might not want to sift through stuff of only marginal interest
> just in case one of the messages might prove to be interesting... the way
> I see it, moving things away from the -devel list is a normal evolutionary
> step for everything in Debian that can be discussed :)
> The large number of lists is unavoidable, because that's better than having
> everything on one list -- that would be increasingly messy.

I guess you're right.



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