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From jean-frederic clere <jfcl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Topic-based mailing lists
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2009 14:31:39 GMT
Paul Querna wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 11:23 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> At the ApacheCon we discussed about introducing some generic
>> topic-based mailing lists at Apache. Currently inter-project
>> cooperation is a bit difficult as joining another dev@ or user@
>> mailing list can be a pretty overwhelming experience due to the heavy
>> volume of project-specific discussion. To avoid this problem we could
>> introduce some generic mailing lists that cover technologies or other
>> topics that are of interest to multiple Apache projects. Such lists
>> could be osgi-interest@, http-interest@, xml-interest@,
>> rest-interest@, jcr-interest@, build-interest@, etc. Whatever topic
>> where two more projects have a shared interest and believe that they
>> could benefit from a low volume forum where they could coordinate
>> their efforts and exchange experience and code.
>>
>> WDYT?
>>
> 
> I think it would end up with most threads CC;ing the relevant dev
> lists (cross posting ftw), as not everyone in the communities will
> sign up to such lists.
> 
> Have there been projects who are consistently cross posting each other
> for a shared topic of interest?

May be a C projects list ;-)


> 
> (if so, maybe they should look more deeply at who is in their
> community, maybe they should just be one TLP?)

Yes but we need something to "link" the communities.

Cheers

Jean-frederic

> 
> -Paul
> 
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