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From: Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Upcoming Council meeting on July 26th, 1900 UTC
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 01:12:40
Message-Id: 4C43A680.6050104@gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: Upcoming Council meeting on July 26th, 1900 UTC by Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@cox.net>
Duncan wrote:
> Dale posted on Sun, 18 Jul 2010 12:43:43 -0500 as excerpted: > > >> It always seemed to me that people want to send threads to -project for >> them to just go away. Once a thread goes to -project, it just whithers >> on the vine and nothing much happens. There may be a need for -project >> but if almost no one is going to be there, there is no point sending >> threads to it. Maybe developers should be required to subscribe to >> -project so that even if a thread is sent there, they still get to see >> the postings and deal with the issues that are being raised. >> > I think that was the point. Having the list and telling people the topic > belongs there is the polite way of telling them their output's better > directed to /dev/null (which is of course the the geeky *ix way of saying > "shutup already!"), without actually restricting someone's right to make > their point... just that they might as well be posting to their private > diary for the number of others that'll actually read it. > >
Yep, I'm waiting to hear that this needs to be moved to -project any time now. Dale :-) :-)