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Petteri Räty wrote:
> On 07/18/2010 05:21 PM, Christian Faulhammer wrote:
>> Theo Chatzimichos<email@example.com>:
>>> On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 9:06 AM, Christian Faulhammer
>>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> What about getting rid of -project?
>>> WHAT? Why??
>> Because it is useless in my eyes. All discussion could also take
>> place here and most people mix it up anyway. The distinction is too
> The "tone in gentoo" etc threads recently belonged to gentoo-project.
> Those threads are usually the ones that grow the longest. If people want
> those on gentoo-dev then gentoo-project is not needed. Granted most of
> the time the list is not that active but so are many other mailing lists
> we have. I don't think this is something we should have on the council
> agenda without the issues having had it's own thread (on gentoo-project
> according to current rules).
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.