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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Creating announce@ lists by default
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:19:14 GMT
On 27 March 2013 17:15, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Well, I found that sending a separate e-mail to announce@a.o was
> useful for two reasons:
> - more likely to get bounces; wanted to distinguish those from TLP list
> bounces
> - people sometime reply all
> - announce@a.o requires an ASF address; I use GMail for TLP subscriptions
>
> So there was usually a short lag between the TLP announce and the ASF
> announce


Makes sense.


> I'm concerned that having local announce lists will cause a drop in
>
valid traffic on the ASF announce list.


So we just set out a policy for podlings to follow that says something
like: if you use a project-specific announce@ list, anything you send to it
must also be copied to announce@apache.org, and vice-versa.

This is how I expect all announce lists to be used.


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