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Re: Josselin Mouette and Planet Debian

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 03:53:09PM +0100, Romain Beauxis wrote:
> Le Thursday 18 December 2008 15:45:05 Michael Banck, vous avez écrit :
> > > I'd argue about that "official" thing that people have been using to
> > > qualify d-d-a. It's an announce list for developers, by
> > > developers.
> >
> > Wrong.  While in /theory/ it might be for developers, in /practise/,
> > d-d-a is consumed by the public as a prime source of important
> > information regarding Debian besides debian-announce and debian-news.
> > The fact that Debian Developers are supposed ot read it does not mean
> > others do not, and there is not much we can do about this at this point.
> With this kind of sloppy argument, everything that anyone interested in Debian 
> may read should be considered as "official", including the planet.

Like it or not, messages to d-d-a are frequently forwarded verbatim to
LWN and other major IT-centered news sources.  This happen much less
frequently with other Debian sources, besides, of course, debian-news and


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