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From Andrei Savu <savu.and...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Creating announce@ lists by default
Date Tue, 26 Mar 2013 18:56:26 GMT
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.

-- Andrei Savu / axemblr.com

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> 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, or even announce@apache.org.
>
> Please note, I am not suggesting we disband announce@apache.org. We
> already
> have plenty of TLPs using announce@TLP.apache.org lists, and they post to
> that as well as announce@apache.org.
>
> 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> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> 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, and receive loads of
> > > completely irrelevant junk, or
> > > b) subscribe to user@hadoop.apache.org, 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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