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From Glen Daniels <>
Subject Re: Mailing list changes.....
Date Mon, 18 Oct 2010 03:01:09 GMT
+1 to these changes, and thanks for pushing this forward, Dan.  I added
myself as a requested moderator on the issue.

Especially since everything is going to be combined, I'd probably suggest we
set up commits@ to cut down a bit on traffic.  But IMO, Hudson notifications
should go to dev@ so that build breaks are less likely to fall through the


On 10/15/2010 10:35 AM, Daniel Kulp wrote:
> I've filed:
> Couple things I think still need discussing:
> 1) Do we want additional lists for commits and/or issues (JIRA notices) or do 
> we want said emails to just go to the dev list?
> 2) Do we want a notification list for Hudson notifications  or just to the dev 
> list?
> 3) Moderators - I signed up to be a moderator, but ideally there should be a 
> couple more.   Volunteers?   It's really not much work or many spam messages 
> to deal with.   I have maybe 10 a day total between all the CXF, Santuario, 
> Stonehenge, and a few other lists.
> Dan
> On Thursday 14 October 2010 10:20:36 am Daniel Kulp wrote:
>> Everyone seems fairly possitive about making this change.  If no one
>> objects by tomorrow, I'll file a INFRA issue to go ahead and do this.
>> For dev@, it would be merging:
>> general
>> commons-dev
>> xmlrpc-dev
>> woden-dev
>> wss4j-dev
>> jaxme-dev
>> users@ would, at this point, just be
>> xmlrpc-user
>> I THINK all the other lists at:
>> are either already moved on to other TLP's (juddi/axis) or retired to the
>> attic.    Can someone double check that?  I'm not familliar with all the
>> names for the various Axis modules that would have been merged already and
>> such so I'd like to be sure about it.
>> Thanks!
>> Dan
>> On Tuesday 12 October 2010 5:10:29 pm Daniel Kulp wrote:
>>> I'd like to make a proposal that I think would the WS community and would
>>> like peoples thoughts on the matter:
>>> I think it would be good for the community to combine all the *-dev@ws
>>> mailing lists (and likely general@ as well) in to a single
>>> Likewise, combine all the *-user@ws lists into a
>>> single users@.   Probably a single commits list as well.
>>> I really think having separate lists has caused the community to fracture
>>> into small little eco systems with very little knowledge of what is
>>> happening in the rest of the community propogating from project to
>>> project.  Doing releases is hard as the other PMC members may not be
>>> following the other projects at all.   By combining them back into a few,
>>> broader lists, that should make it easier to follow what the entire
>>> community is doing.    Once everyone really gets a feel for things and
>>> are communicating with each other, I think it will be easier to figure
>>> out what can/should be spun off, retired to attic, etc...
>>> Also, I'd like the new lists changed to be moderated lists.   Moderated
>>> lists are much easer for new people to get involved in, especially
>>> through places like nabble.
>>> Thoughts?

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