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Re: GPLv3 drafting process explained

On Sat, Dec 03, 2005 at 10:58:02AM +0100, Francesco Poli wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Dec 2005 20:25:36 -0500 Nathanael Nerode wrote:

> > Francisco Poli wrote:
> > >Should debian-legal@lists.debian.org be signed up directly (provided
> > >this is possible *at all*!), in your opinion?

> > >Or do you think signing up individual personal e-mail addresses would
> > >be better?

> > Both.  debian-legal should get copies of all the outgoing updates. 
> > However,  any replies will have to come from individual email adresses
> > anyway, so  everyone involved should sign up too....

> There's a technical issue with subscribing debian-legal directly to
> info-gplv3, see my other message (basically anyone would be able to
> learn the password and mess up with the debian-legal's subscription to
> info-gplv3...).

> Maybe we could contact info-gplv3 list-admin and ask for a special
> treatment, if possible at all.
> What do you think?

I think a special-cased subscription is a very bad idea.  Just let people
who are interested sign up to the mailing list; if you *really* think
there's a message on there that needs to be seen by all -legal subscribers,
bounce it or forward it.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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