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Re: Migration of debian-qa-private and debian-qa

Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 01, 2000 at 12:05:46PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > it does not make sense to have debian-qa-private as list for communication
> > between qa comittee and members as an ultra-secret cabal thing.  Thus
> > qa-private is not private right now and everybody can subscribe there.
> Yes. The "private" part is a misnomer, definitely.
> Shorty raised that point yesterday on IRC...

And this morning to me :-)  He saw this mail before it was posted.

> Perhaps the only thing we sometimes need to do in private, is to tell people
> if their package is in a bad state, because this is potentially a sensitive
> issue for someone...

This could be dumped to debian-email without a problem.  Publically
stating that a package is in a bad state is nothing that should be
done behind closed doors.  If done publically others can jump in
and offer assistance, and it will increase the pressure of the
maintainer being MIA.



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