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Re: Changing maintainer for mpich to debian-hpc

On Wed, 2018-01-24 at 16:15 +0300, Boris Pek wrote:
> > >  I propose to change the Maintainer: for mpich from "Debian
> > > Science
> > >  Maintainers" which is an Alioth list, to debian-hpc@lists.debian
> > > .org.
> > > 
> > >  Any comments or objections?
> > 
> > I would prefer to have all Debian Science package-related e-mails
> > on a
> > single list. Given the sort of traffic that we have on debian-
> > science
> > (mostly packaging-related already), I would vote for using
> > debian-science as the maintainer address.
> There are too huge amount of packages related to Debian Science team.
> And as
> far as I know the most of maintainers are interested only in limited
> amount of
> them. Thus all extra emails will be perceived as a flood. People who
> do not
> have enough free time to sort such flood manually just will stop
> usage of this
> mailing list.
> I vote for not mixing of ML for communication with team members with
> ML for
> automatic emails related to packaging activity.

I agree with Boris, the maintenance emails would make the discussion
threads almost unreadable. Could use mail filters, but the same 
problem applies to the web interface where you can't use a filter. A
separate list is cleaner.  Anyone who wants to subscribe to both still
can of course.


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