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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] new mailing list: www@couchdb.apache.org
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:07:44 GMT
Should we add www@ to the homepage? If so, what description?

On 17 March 2015 at 22:06, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
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>> On 17 Mar 2015, at 19:07, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hmm, why not combine them?
>>
>> So far, our lists have been split on activity type, not by code
>> submodule. I think that's the right approach.
>>
>> So, dev@ as a default, but with a strong focus on the Erlang side of
>> things, marketing@ for everything from promotion through to brand,
>> l10n@ for anything to do with translation, etc.
>>
>> Instead of having two front-end lists for different front-end
>> projects, let's have one place for front-end people. That could be
>> used for anything from Futon, Fauxton, our main website, or anything
>> else front-end-y
>
> Because they are very different topics and the fauxton traffic is already
> suffocating (not complaining, keep up the good work! :) and I fear that it
> just drowns out the website tech stuff.
>
>
>> My concern is that we already have quite a lot of lists, and while I
>> think it's good that we've been in an expansionist phase, the downside
>> is that each list balkanises conversation.
>
> I think your earlier analysis of creating a comfortable space is the
> advantage here.
>
> Best
> Jan
> --
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>> On 17 March 2015 at 18:59, Jan Lehnardt <mail@jan.io> wrote:
>>> Fauxton is also getting a separate list. Thanks for reminding me, that's for
the other thread. Although I wouldn't mix that in with the website dev bits.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Jan
>>> --
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>>>> On 17.03.2015, at 18:55, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Oh, hmm. When you put it like that. I guess it was felt that dev@ was
>>>> too crowded by Erlang stuff and not that friendly to front-end people.
>>>> Hmm. Perhaps we can expand the remit of the list to cover Futon
>>>> development then? It would be super cool to make the project more
>>>> welcoming / easy to contribute to for front-end devs who don't give
>>>> two figs about Erlang.
>>>>
>>>>> On 17 March 2015 at 18:52, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I believe this is more for the web-dev side, less the content.
>>>>>
>>>>> Best
>>>>> Jan
>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 17 Mar 2015, at 18:49, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Robert, who is "we"? This references as discussion that I can't find
>>>>>> on the list anywhere.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Also, bit late to the party here, but why do we need a separate www@
>>>>>> list? This seems like marketing@ wheelhouse to me. Can't we just
>>>>>> discuss the redesign there? The website is, in the overall scheme
of
>>>>>> things, a relatively minor (in terms of activity, but hugely important
>>>>>> in terms of impact) component of the project. (We don't have mailing
>>>>>> lists for each of our repositories, for instance, and they are worked
>>>>>> on far more frequently.)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 18 February 2015 at 22:45, Robert Kowalski <rok@kowalski.gd>
wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi list,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> we are planning to introduce a new website ailing list for all
work
>>>>>>> regarding http://couchdb.apache.org/ for all things related to
the
>>>>>>> website.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If nobody objects I would send the request to Infra in the next
days.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>>> Robert
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Noah Slater
>>>>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>>>>>
>>>>> --
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Noah Slater
>>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Noah Slater
>> https://twitter.com/nslater
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