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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal: ooo-announce list
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2011 20:12:01 GMT
On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton <orcmid@apache.org> wrote:
> +1 as well.  I'm still declining any further moderator gigs at this time.
>

I put in the Infra request 5 days ago.  We can stop voting now.

-Rob

>  - Dennis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kay Schenk [mailto:kay.schenk@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 09:13
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Proposal: ooo-announce list
>
> On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> I see that many other projects have an official announce list.  This
>> would be used for official public communications:
>>
>> 1) New releases
>>
>> 2) New services
>>
>> 3) New blog posts
>>
>> 4) Security patches
>>
>> 5) Expected downtime
>>
>> 6) Migration updates
>>
>> The idea would be for it to be low-volume but with high membership.
>> If possible via ezmlm, it would be a read-only list except for
>> moderators.  Content for posting would first be discussed and approved
>> on ooo-dev before going out on the announce list.
>>
>> Some might say that we could just do this via existing ooo-dev or
>> ooo-user lists, but the higher traffic on those lists is too much for
>> someone who wants only the most important notices.
>>
>
> +1 to all ideas...a very good idea in fact! :)
>
>
>>
>> If we do have an optional registration screen in the 3.4 install,
>> maybe this is the list we offer to sign users up for.
>>
>> If there are no objections to this list, I'll need a few things:
>>
>> 1) Verification that such a read-only list is possible
>>
>> 2) A few moderator volunteers -- noting that the moderator role in
>> this case is more of an assist to help publish PPMC-approved content
>> to the list.
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>
>
>
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