[kde-community] RFC: Announcing new mailing lists
bcooksley at kde.org
Sat Dec 20 21:11:24 GMT 2014
On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 4:54 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> El Dissabte, 20 de desembre de 2014, a les 22:19:35, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
>> On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 8:54 PM, Valorie Zimmerman
>> <valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
>> >> Hi guys, sometimes i realize some interesting discussions are being
>> >> carried on mailing lists i didn't ever know they existed.
>> >> Do you think it'd be a good idea to ask sysadmins to send an email to
>> >> this
>> >> list every time a new public mailing list is created?
>> >> Cheers,
>> >> Albert
>> > It would be nice if *somebody* announced them - could be sysadmin,
>> > could be the new team, or the incubation team.
>> In some instances, the creation of a new mailing list (like a
>> bugs-dist list) would be noise.
>> I'd be in favour of the requestor(s) announcing the new list though -
>> so they could explain what the list would be used for.
>> If sysadmin ends up doing it we'll likely be unable to provide as
>> decent an explanation (as we're simply not as involved).
> But you're the only ones knowing that a mailing list has created. And as far
> as i understand there's a description field asked when requesting a list no?
> Could automatically send an email here saying "List X was created with
> description Y".
We're the only ones who know about every list that is created yes.
However those requesting the new list will certainly be aware of it
have being created.
While we do request a description, sometimes people may want to
provide additional details on what the list is intended for.
>> > Valorie
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