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From Dennis Lundberg <denn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [all] Splitting the mailing list
Date Fri, 21 Jul 2006 21:53:28 GMT
+1

-- 
Dennis Lundberg

Brett Porter wrote:
> +1 to this proposal. I'd also suggest starting the list with the full 
> list of subscribers so nobody is immediately impacted.
> 
> - Brett
> 
> 
> On 21/07/2006 10:15 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:
>> A while back Maven moved to having the commits and issues on different
>> mailing lists and it seems to be going well.
>>
>> So I'd like to suggest:
>>
>> commons-commits@jakarta.apache.org  - reply-to to commons-dev
>> commons-issues@jakarta.apache.org     - reply-to to commons-dev
>>
>> I think the wiki notifications should stay on the dev list as they're
>> relatively low in number and they don't require any kind of restricted
>> authentication to get involved with. Any contributor can hop in and
>> fix a spelling mistake.
>>
>> The obvious worry is over new committers not subscribing to those
>> lists. Firstly we can obviously make a point of mentioning that to new
>> committers - but mostly I think the number of Re: svn commit and Re:
>> [JIRA] emails that will appear will make them wonder what they're
>> missing.
>>
>> Another advantage of the above just happened on the Tomcat list. A
>> mistake by a committer caused 2700 svn commits to be sent out (to
>> nearly 1000 subscribers). The ASF mail server took a good many hours
>> to recover - most of the day I think. So both those kind of errors,
>> and the large JIRA reorgs we've been doing would be hitting less
>> people.
>>
>> One question:
>>
>> Do we automatically subscribe everyone on dev@ and let them
>> unsubscribe. Or start the lists empty.
>>
>> Hen
>>
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