Re: Proposal: Debian Science mailing lists
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 06:32:48PM +0200, Sylvestre Ledru wrote:
> > 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?
While I *personally* do not have a problem with the current situation I
agree with Sylvestre that currently firstname.lastname@example.org is not kind of
missing link between developers and users. Because I think we should
establish such a place and this list seems to be a good candidate it
might be reasonable to move pure packaging related questions to the
However, I do not see a practical way to force this policy on list members.
So writing it explicitely down in the Debian Science policy document and
kindly directing people to the other list might be a good idea but there
is no way to forbid packaging questions here.