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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Creating a podlings@incubator.apache.org mailing list
Date Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:20:26 GMT
On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 11:56 AM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> > On Mar 20, 2017, at 6:45 PM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> >
> > +1 for a podlings@ alias.
> >
> > But what could you possibly want with a podlings-private@ ?  We are
> > expected to keep private to a minimum, typically involving individuals or
> > security issues, and I fail to see how that can apply to 50 or so very
> > disperse projects, that changes over time. So I am -1 on that, until I
> hear
> > some reasonable justification.
>
> I agree. Private matters will tend to be on a case by case basis. In the
> rare case where an all private email to all podlings must go out then each
> podling can be addressed one at a time via cut and paste.
>
>
Agreed.  Maybe to put it another way, I'm not against the idea of creating
a podlings-private style alias, but don't see a strong use case for it.


> >
> > The pmcs@ alias is IMHO a bad alias and should be changed to go to dev@.
> > Way back in time, we had pmc@foo.apache.org and the pmcs@ came out of
> that
> > naming. BUT, we later recognized that pmc@ was being overused. The name
> > invited that overuse and we changed it to private@ to signal its intent,
> > but pmcs@ was left behind…
>
> This is not an Incubator mailing list and therefore this is Off Topic.
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> >
> >
> > Cheers
> > Niclas
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 4:17 AM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 12:55 PM Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> All,
> >>>>
> >>>> Before I go ahead with it, wanted to see if others had any opinions.
> >> I'm
> >>>> planning to ask infra to create a podlings@i.a.o mailing list, which
> >>> would
> >>>> go to all podlings dev@ list.  There may be some scenarios where we
> >> need
> >>>> to
> >>>> communicate out to all podlings.  For instance, the logo change and
> how
> >>> it
> >>>> impacts the podlings.
> >>>>
> >>>> John
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> This would be more like an alias, similar to @PMCs right ? Also, in the
> >>> past, some of these communications would go to podling private (e.g.
> Gsoc
> >>> info) where there was a request for the podling pmc to discuss this
> >>> appropriately in their dev lists? That might still be a viable
> approach.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Yes, I believe that's how infra would implement it.  It isn't meant to
> >> replace general@ but instead allow us a convenient way to email blast
> all
> >> podlings.
> >>
> >> As I was typing the email, I thought about private lists.  I wouldn't
> mind
> >> a podlings-private@i.a.o as well.
> >>
> >>
> >>> BTW, podlings, particular podling mentors should (MUST) be following
> all
> >>> pertinent general@ discussions.
> >>> --
> >>> Sent from my Mobile device
> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> > http://polygene.apache.org <http://zest.apache.org> - New Energy for
> Java
>
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