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From Matt Franklin <m.ben.frank...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Creating announce@ lists by default
Date Tue, 26 Mar 2013 23:46:57 GMT
On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Andrei Savu wrote:

> I think we should see this as option and let the podling decide.
>
> In some cases it's useful but most of time it's enough if you filter
> the dev / user lists for messages that contain ANNOUNCE in the subject
> line.


+1


>
> -- Andrei Savu / axemblr.com
>
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
>
> > Why would you want to subscribe to the announce list of every new
> incubator
> > project? If you wanted to do that, you'd just subscribe to
> > general@incubator.apache.org <javascript:;>, or even announce@apache.org<javascript:;>
> .
> >
> > Please note, I am not suggesting we disband announce@apache.org<javascript:;>.
> We
> > already
> > have plenty of TLPs using announce@TLP.apache.org <javascript:;> lists,
> and they post to
> > that as well as announce@apache.org <javascript:;>.
> >
> > All I am suggesting is that we suggest to incubating projects that they
> > create an project specific announce@ list, so as to create a low-volume,
> > high-signal news channel. It is my experience that such things are
> useful.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 26 March 2013 17:44, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org<javascript:;>
> >
> > wrote:
> > > > Yep. Obviously, I'm aware we have a foundation-wide announce list. :)
> > > >
> > > > It's not very helpful for people who are only interested in one or
> two
> > > > projects, however.
> > > >
> > > > If I am using Hadoop, and only care about knowing about new Hadoop
> > > releases
> > > > or security disclosures, I do not want to:
> > > >
> > > > a) subscribe to announce@apache.org <javascript:;>, and receive
> loads of
> > > > completely irrelevant junk, or
> > > > b) subscribe to user@hadoop.apache.org <javascript:;>, and receive
> even more
> > > > irrelevant junk
> > > >
> > > > Having a high-signal, low-volume announcements list would be
> beneficial
> > > for
> > > > most projects, IMO. And it seems like the sort of thing we should
> > > > be encouraging right from the start.
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I think Hadoop would be the best example in ASF, if you really using
> > > Hadoop, you are probably using Haddop, HDFS, HBase, Oozie, and so
> > > on... the whole Hadoop Ecosystem projects... and imagine if you have
> > > to subscribe to all of those and to every new related incubator
> > > project that comes every month ?
> > >
> > > BTW, the traffic on this list is not really unmanageable and will
> > > definitely not make you consider that this new list is flooding your
> > > inbox.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Luciano Resende
> > > http://people.apache.org/~lresende
> > > http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> > > http://lresende.blogspot.com/
> > >
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> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > NS
> >
>

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