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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Creating announce@ lists by default
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:35:23 GMT
Nice. Thanks Marvin!


On 3 July 2013 06:00, Craig L Russell <craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:

> Marvin,
>
> Nice work. +1
>
> Craig
>
> On Jul 2, 2013, at 6:59 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
>
> > On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 7:29 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Hey Marvin,
> >>
> >> Did you get anywhere with this?
> >
> > Finally, yes.  I've written up the subject on the Incubator wiki and
> linked to
> > it from the proposal guide.
> >
> >  https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/MailingListOptions
> >  http://incubator.apache.org/guides/proposal.html#template-mailing-lists
> >
> > I'm having second thoughts about where it should live permanently,
> though.
> > The Incubator's documentation could withstand some reorganization and I'm
> > contemplating some proposals which I'll put forth in a little while.
> >
> > Marvin Humphrey
> >
> >> On 30 March 2013 15:39, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 8:06 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >>>> Thanks Greg. Sane advice. I'll add this to my todo list and see if I
> can
> >>>> come up with a patch for the docs.
> >>>
> >>> The obvious place to patch is the descriptive paragraph here:
> >>>
> >>>
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/proposal.html#template-mailing-lists
> >>>
> >>> However, I question whether decisions about mailing lists should be
> made by
> >>> the small group that typically works up a proposal.  Why not start off
> with
> >>> just a dev list and have the entire community participate in
> discussions
> >>> about what additional mailing lists to add?
> >>>
> >>> *   Do we need a user@ list yet?
> >>> *   Where should commit notifications be sent?
> >>> *   Where should issue tracker notifications be sent?
> >>> *   Should we add an announce@ list?
> >>>
> >>> These questions all have interesting implications with regard to
> community
> >>> dynamics, and I think it would benefit podlings to be considering them
> >>> early on.
> >>>
> >>> So, I'd like to propose a page describing the various mailing list
> choices
> >>> that top-level Apache projects have made and the tradeoffs, which I
> >>> volunteer to write and which I think ought to live on community.a.o
> rather
> >>> than incubator.a.o.
> >>>
> >>> Once that page is live, I propose that we modify the proposal template
> so
> >>> that the default is only a dev list.  Mailing list expansion then
> becomes
> >>> part of the incubation curriculum, along with code import, header
> change,
> >>> preparation of a release management procedure, making a release,
> recruiting
> >>> new contributors/committers/PMC-members, and so on.
> >>>
> >>> Marvin Humphrey
> >>>
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>
> Craig L Russell
> Architect, Oracle
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