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From: "Piotr Jaroszyński" <peper@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Upcoming Council meeting on July 26th, 1900 UTC
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 00:54:14
Message-Id: AANLkTiks6GpijbH1BCS__3SbLhWlcpPbmBgynMaNeZBa@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: Upcoming Council meeting on July 26th, 1900 UTC by Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@cox.net>
On 19 July 2010 01:27, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net> 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.
Yeah, that's exactly a thread that belongs to -project and not -dev. -- Best Regards Piotr Jaroszyński

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Upcoming Council meeting on July 26th, 1900 UTC Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>