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Re: [DebianGIS] Bug#588812: [DebianGIS-dev] Debian GIS metapackages available [Was: debian-gis_0.0.1_i386.changes ACCEPTED]

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Andreas Tille schrieb am Wednesday, den 14. July 2010:

> Hi Francesco,
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 03:40:53PM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> > 
> > I have not specific preferences about lists, I simply would note that
> > pkg-grass-general/devel were born at the time to manage a low traffic
> > packaging oriented list and listmasters had the opinion that alioth
> > lists were appropriate for that.
> I hope that listmasters will agree that this is not the case any more.
> > That said, I would also note that
> > current -general list is closed to subscribers, while debian-gis
> > would be open to the world (as generally done for all listmasters lists), 
> > with obvious consequence for subscribers about spamming...
> The pros and cons are heavily discussed in the past and I do not think
> it makes sense to repeat this discussion.  I personally get about one or
> two mails per month from each mailinlist @l.d.o thanks to the
> spamfilters the listmasters applied (thanks to the effort of
> listmasters!) and local SPAM filters.  That's IMHO acceptable.
> I take your mail as somethink like "it is fine for me to create the list
> if you care for it" and thus I hope the mailing list can be created soon.
> Question to listmasters:  Is it possible to take over the content of the
> list archive of pkg-grass-general to debian-gis archive?  I guess the
> different listservers might make this hard and I do not really want to
> put this on you.  But if there would be a reasonable way to do this it
> would be probably a good idea.
Its no problem to import old mails if the come in a common format like mbox. 

If you really want this list get some seconders and complete the request as
listed in: http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/HOWTO_start_list. 

Alex - Debian Listmaster

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