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To: "Allen Brooker" <gmane@...>
From: "Alec Warner" <antarus@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Improving developer/user communication
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 12:42:34 -0700
On 7/21/07, Allen Brooker <gmane@...> wrote:
> Allen Brooker wrote:
> > Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> >> Allen Brooker wrote:
> >>> Could we create a very-low-traffic, developer-posts-only list that is
> >>> used for announcing important package changes? The list could also be
> >>> used for other announcements (not sure exactly what - events where
> >>> Gentoo devs will be, regional meets, other things). If people feel that
> >>> using the same list for other announcements too would create too much
> >>> traffic, consider creating multiple lists, which would allow people to
> >>> subscribe to only the types of messages that they want to see.
> >> Just made it at the same time as this one: gentoo-dev-announce. We're
> >> still working out the policy.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Donnie
> >>
> > According to http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/lists.xml (and my impression
> > from the name) that list appears to be for developer-targeted announcements.
> >
> > What I was thinking was something along the lines of some of the
> > post-install messages (not all of them, just the important ones that
> > might actually (appear to) break things - eg. glibc upgrade - "you can't
> > downgrade"; gcc upgrade - "follow the guide here; coreutils upgrade -
> > "some locations have changed - run 'hash -r' to clear the cache"; etc.)
> > and other user-targeted messages to be sent to a list.
> >
> > Allen
> >
> I've also just been reminded about GLEP 42 [1] - What's the current
> status and what are the hold-ups, if any? How can they be overcome?

Afaik there is current no news reader for portage; but there is one
for paludis (eselect-news or something)

We have been syncing news items to you since spring, but no one has
used the functionality yet.

>
> Allen
>
> [1] http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/lists.xml
>
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