On Thu, 2009-07-16 at 21:24 +0200, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote: > Hi, > > On Thu Jul 16, 2009 at 20:16:06 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > On Thu, 2009-07-16 at 20:25 +0200, Sandro Tosi wrote: > > > Hi all, > > > today ries (aka ftp-master) was down due to a scheduled maintenance activity. > > > > > > Now, scheduled means programmed, and suddenly this question comes to > > > me: should the project be notified of such core activities? should we > > > only relay on #debian-devel irc channel topic to know this? > > [...] > > > > This is what debian-infrastructure-announce is for (though > > debian-devel-announce might be appropriate in some cases). But there > > was no announcement in this case. > > There was minimal time between the announcement DSA got and the > shutdown. I added "scheduled" to the topic of #debian-devel to indicated > it didn't broke randomly but was cleanly shut down by DSA. My fault for > not sending a mail to d-i-a, sorry for that. > > If we would had got a more timely announcement from the hoster, i would > had surely send a mail to d-i-a. It is probably helpful to send mail to d-i-a even when you can't give advance notice, since many people do not use #debian-devel. > If you think we (DSA) are doing a bad job, please feel free to attand > DSA BoF on DC9 and lets talk about it there. I have no complaints about the job you're doing. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Unix is many things to many people, but it's never been everything to anybody.
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