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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: guides/graduation
Date Mon, 14 May 2007 16:03:51 GMT
Yoav Shapira wrote:
> Hi,
> On 5/14/07, Craig L Russell <> wrote:
>> "The community mailing list is open to all Apache committers. This is
>> the right list for
>> questions about community and on community building. Subscriptions
>> should be from an Apache email address."
>> In my experience, the community mailing lists are open to everyone
>> and it's not particularly useful to request that subscriptions be
>> from an Apache email address.
> I like the last sentence.  As a moderator for many ASF mailing lists,
> having subscription requests from addresses make like a lot
> easier.  Please don't remove that last sentence ;)  Since that
> particular list is indeed open to the world, maybe a slight rephrasing
> along the lines of "if you've got an Apache address, please use it to
> subscribe" would be better.

I can see how posts from might make the job of moderator
of heavy list easier but shouldn't it be left up to each individual
project to decide if they want to tighten the subscription policy?


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