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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] request Apache Forrest TLP setup
Date Sun, 30 May 2004 16:03:00 GMT
Quoting David Crossley <crossley@apache.org>:

> Dave Brondsema wrote:
> > Quoting David Crossley:
> > > Dave Brondsema wrote:
> > > > David Crossley wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > *) Do we want a separate "cvs" mailing list and archive?
> > > > > At the moment it automatically comes to "dev".
> > > > 
> > > > Yes.  Or not archive the "cvs" list at all.  All that history is in the
> 
> > > > repository.  Either way, I don't like commit emails cluttering the dev
> 
> > > > list when I'm browsing it.
> > > 
> > > I gather that we must have the diffs coming to a mailing
> > > list so as to ensure proper oversight. Each committer should
> > > be subscribed to that list.
> > > 
> > > I too think that it should be a separate list. Also we will
> > > have the Wiki diffs coming to that list.
> > 
> > Yes I agree that we should have it.  But I don't think we need to archive
> it.
> 
> What is the reason that you do not want it to be archived?
> 

Only because I didn't see any advantages in doing so.  But you mention some
below and so did Nicola.  So then let's archive it.

> Yes the history is in the repository and we should be safer
> with SVN, and not lose or mangle history like what happened
> with Cocoon.
> 
> I see it as useful to have an archive. It provides a way
> to search for past commits. It provides a way to easily
> refer to a specific commit if ever we need to prove something.
> 
> Evidently having an archive enables a mechanism for code review
> in case of break-in and compromise of the system.
> 
> Looking at Eyebrowse i see that many projects do have an
> archive of their "cvs" list.
> 
> --David
> 
> 
> 


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