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From "Paul O'Fallon" <p...@ofallonfamily.com>
Subject Re: mailing lists and fragmented communication
Date Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:08:22 GMT
+1 - as someone new to both proton and qpid, it's helpful to have one place
to post questions and know they're being seen by the right folks.

Thanks!

- Paul


On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Rajith Attapattu <rajith77@gmail.com>wrote:

> I was one person who advocated for separate mailing lists in the past.
> But given what I have seen so far, I think you raise some very
> important concerns.
> I'm +1 on consolidating the lists provided we keep the commits/JIRA to
> a separate list.
>
> It seems a lot of "users" are not aware of proton or have the wrong
> impression about it.
> We need to make a prominent notice on our main website about proton
> and how it relates to Qpid etc..
> A common list should also make this task easier as we will increase
> our the audience for our discussions.
>
> Rajith
>
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Gordon Sim <gsim@redhat.com> 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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