Re: Proposal: Debian Science mailing lists
Le mardi 21 juin 2011 à 13:29 +1000, Drew Parsons a écrit :
> On Wed, 2011-06-15 at 08:33 -0400, Manjusha Joshi wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Brett Viren <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Sylvestre Ledru <email@example.com> writes:
> > > == Proposal ==
> > >
> > > I would like to propose the following:
> > > * move all packaging related discussions to
> > > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > * use email@example.com only for user oriented
> > discussions
> > > * make sure that all the commit mails are sent on
> > > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > >
> > 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.
> > Second thing is, after making 2 separate list will there be increase
> > in the user level queries? At present there are hardly user related
> > queries.
> In practice I'm inclined to disagree with the proposal. That is, in one
> sense it arguably makes sense in principle to keep packing discussions
> separate from user discussions. But I agree with Manjusha that
> a) it could be useful to have the user's perspective on packaging
Sure. But I guess such users would join also email@example.com.
> b) users could potential find it useful to hear what we're up to and
> what decisions we're making on packages. They will be affected by those
> c) I haven't noticed that many user-level discussions anyway. What
> problem are we trying to solve here? Have user discussions been impeded
> by packaging discussions? Is it the intention of the proposal to
> encourage more user discussion by shifting out all packaging discussion?
Anyway, thanks to you two for your comments,