Re: Proposal: Debian Science mailing lists
Le mercredi 15 juin 2011 à 08:33 -0400, Manjusha Joshi a écrit :
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Brett Viren <email@example.com> wrote:
> Sylvestre Ledru <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > == Proposal ==
> > I would like to propose the following:
> > * move all packaging related discussions to
> > email@example.com
> > * use firstname.lastname@example.org only for user oriented
> > * make sure that all the commit mails are sent on
> > email@example.com
> > Any comments / opinions ?
> FWIW, your proposal is more in line with what I thought
> was about when I joined. I haven't, personally, minded seeing
> related discussions go by but I do think the two types of
> would benefit from having their own venues.
> Benefit is we also get updates about packages and that is really
> useful for us.
> As Linux user cannot remain only user, need to do system admin level
> work also for scientific packages.
Well, I do not consider that as always true. Software like R or Scilab
can be used by normal users who do not care about packaging issues (or
> Second thing is, after making 2 separate list will there be increase
> in the user level queries? At present there are hardly user related
I might be wrong but I feel like (it is the main idea behind this
proposal) that firstname.lastname@example.org is too geek and too
packaging oriented for regular users.
If I was a regular user of scientific software, I would have
un-subscribed myself a long time ago since the ratio
scientific/packaging questions is very low.