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From "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Splitting the mailing list
Date Fri, 21 Jul 2006 00:58:26 GMT
+1

Niall

On 7/21/06, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> 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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