Re: Time to change the debian-ports "list"?
On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:51:29PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 07:01:00PM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>>Alexander Wirt dixit:
>>>Could you please (technically) summarize what needs to be done from
>>1. Remove whatever firstname.lastname@example.org is right now
>>2. Create a new email@example.com mailing list which
>> works just like the other regular lists
>>3. Announce the new firstname.lastname@example.org so that people
>> can subscribe to it; document that there is no longer
>> an address to reach *all* ports but that people should
>> eMail the individual ports’ lists (and cross-post if
>> needed, but only to the amount needed), and that the
>> new email@example.com instead is a mailing list for
>> discussion about
>> a) debian-ports.org infrastructure
>> b) porting Debian in general
>> c) questions related to setting up a Debian port,
>> including wanna-build, buildd, etc.
>That's exactly it, yes. Thanks. :-)
Hi Alexander et al,,
Could we make a start on this please? More discussions on the d-ports
expander today have reminded me how annoying the current setup is.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead