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From Luciano Resende <>
Subject Re: Creating announce@ lists by default
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 16:28:41 GMT
On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Marvin Humphrey <> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 4:05 AM, Noah Slater <> wrote:
>> I am under the impression that having a low-volume, high-signal
>> announcement channel is generally beneficial to most projects that try it.
> I agree that such lists are useful.  I like to subscribe to individual
> announce lists for security purposes because aggregate lists like
> debian-security-announce generally lag behind upstream.  Individual dev lists
> and announce@a.o are too high traffic and programming text-based filters is
> tricky because conventions like "ANNOUNCE" are not adhered to 100% of the
> time.

Do the general announce list lag behind because there are individual lists ?

> As to whether such lists should be encouraged for new podlings (probably by
> putting a stub in the proposal template alongside the other lists), I can't
> say that I have a strong opinion.

Luciano Resende

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