Re: Strawpoll on proper usage of @debian.org email address
* John Goerzen <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004-01-25 15:10]:
> I don't think this really makes sense. For instance, in the poll, 76%
> of the people opposed use as a general purpose address, but 92%
> supported putting it on one's personal homepage. I'm really curious
> what those people were thinking, since that seems an outright
I don't see why this would be a contradiction. The question was not
about putting the address on a personal homepage but about doing so
_when saying that one is a DD_. This clearly implies that the address
is only given as a contact address for Debian related matters (and
that there's probably another address which can be used to non-Debian
> I further caution that it is dangerous to draw conclusions on the
> feelings of the project based on the unauthenticated responses of
> only a small minority of developers.
Sure, it would be nice to hear the opinion of more people, but I
personally thought that 100 was a pretty high number. I thought less
people would participate.
> If we were to put the rest of the developers in the "don't care"
> category -- which is not a completely unreasonable thing to do,
> given that they did not respond to the survey
Ah, I'm not sure if this is valid. Please don't forget that -project
is an optional list, etc.