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From Ted Ross <tr...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: mailing lists and fragmented communication
Date Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:33:29 GMT
+1

I think this is a real problem and I would be supportive of 
consolidating all of the discussion into one list.  We either exclude 
people by sending to one list or, like this email, we include all lists 
and everybody gets three copies.

-Ted

On 01/18/2013 12:21 PM, Gordon Sim wrote:
> I believe that we have too many mailing lists and that we are missing 
> out on valuable collaboration and transparency as a result.
>
> Too often in the past topics have been discussed on the dev list 
> without reflecting any of the discussion back to the user list, 
> keeping a large part of the community in the dark. Now that we have a 
> distinct list for proton there is the possibility of yet more 
> fragmentation.
>
> I honestly believe that we would be better off with just one list for 
> discussions. I think there will increasingly be issues that cross-cut 
> different components or that would benefit from wider participation. 
> Not all topics will be of interest to all subscribers, but that is 
> always going to be the case.
>
> It doesn't seem to me like any of the lists are so high in volume that 
> this would cause significant problems. More rigorous use of subject 
> could help people filter if needed. (JIRA and commit notices I think 
> do warrant their own lists allowing a lot of the 'noise' to be avoided 
> if so desired).
>
> Any other thoughts on this? Does anyone have fears of being deluged 
> with unwanted emails?
>
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