Re: RfD: Removing mailing lists
James Troup wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes:
> > There are also architectures for which there is no debian-*-changes
> > list (such as s390). I think the idea has merit, and the buildd's
> > should be fixed to send their messages to the appropriate list.
> No, that's harking back to the ridiculous situation that existed prior
> to Guy implementing the dinstall-originated announce messages. If
> these mailing lists are to be used at all, the announces should be
> sent by dinstall. Why on earth someone bothered to setup these lists
> up, not really tell anyone and only fix _one_ out of the 15+ buildds
> to use them is beyond me.
>  Which is not exactly obvious to me, I seriously doubt there's
> going to ever be enough subscribers to these lists to justify the
> effort it's going to take to put them in place and maintain them;
> but whatever.
Oh well... there are people interested:
Remember that a lot of people were/are subscribed to debian-changes/debian-devel-changes
waiting for all the .changes files being sent there so they notice new packages.
In the beginning was the word, and the word was content-type: text/plain