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Re: Changes to the weekly WNPP posting

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 05:28:50PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> WNPP (Work-Needing and Prospective Packages) is an important part of
> our infrastructure used to discuss packages to be added to the archive
> and, in particular, to look for new or additional maintainers for
> existing packages.
> In the last few years, WNPP summaries have been posted weekly to this
> mailing list to show packages which are currently orphaned or up for
> adoption.  I think that these weekly postings are no longer effective.
> I suspect that most people delete them without reading and they only
> clutter up this list - the only list which Debian developers are
> required to subscribe to.  Furthermore, Debian Weekly News (DWN) has
> had a WNPP section for a while, further reducing the usefulness of
> these weekly postings.
> I have therefore decided to stop the weekly WNPP summaries to d-d-a
> and instead do the following:
>  - send the weekly posting to debian-wnpp instead of d-d-a
>  - only include new entries

What about sending only new entries to d-d-a ? it would sure be more
interesting to read if there where only new entries, or even the new entries
first, and then all the other ones.


Sven Luther

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