Kernel, Uboot new mailinglist?

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Tue Jan 19 05:51:14 EST 2010


end-users don't use mailing lists ;)

Jon

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Kristoffer Ericson
<kristoffer.ericson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Jan 2010 19:38:15 +1300
> Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
>
>> I disagree. Imo we don't have enough people to warrant so many lists. Let's
>> keep it as is! I've seen too many projects and lectured on this too many
>> times to see us fragment so early into multiple walled gardens. The next
>> level is the desire for the despised forums.
>
> We dont have many people yet agreed. But I still see the need to have specialised mailinglists.
> For the end users it would be confusing having a constant feed of unecessary information
> e.g kernel patches, uboot updates discussion on development boards when all they
> are after is some easy information/updates on their userland or how to get
> program X working.
>
> And for me personally I would much rather have a list that gets patches
> every onceandawhile instead of having to sort through alot of different stuff
> to spot patches.
>
> Im not eager fragment information into different mailinglists but I believe its necessary.
>
> With any luck we can skip the forum and simply have an mailinglist archive (linked from wiki).
>
>>
>> If we must, I argue that when we get to around 200 people we make a general
>> list and dev can stay as is.
>
> I have no specific idea on a set number before opening the mailinglist only
> thing is that it should be done before the first user-targetted nanonotes are sold.
>
> Best wishes
> Kristoffer
>
>>
>> Jon Phillips
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>> On Jan 19, 2010 6:12 PM, "Bas Wijnen" <wijnen at debian.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 12:42:00AM +0000, Wolfgang Spraul wrote: > Anyway I
>> propose the following l...
>> Sounds good to me.  Which lists would you want to allow non-subscriber
>> posts to?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Bas
>>
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