On Sat, 2011-07-16 at 12:03 +0200, Ulrich Mueller wrote:
> >>>>> On Sat, 16 Jul 2011, Petteri Räty wrote:
> > On 16.07.2011 11:14, Markos Chandras wrote:
> >> I asked yesterday but I think I never got a reply. Which is the best way
> >> to discuss such things? Is it ML or alias? Is there a rule on "which"
> >> topics go public on ML and which stay private on alias?
> > In the past the alias has been used for purely administrative stuff
> > like this and actual content items on public ml (for example
> > gentoo-project) so that developers/users can express their opinion.
> > Like with gentoo-core I think we should avoid discussing technical
> > issues etc. in private.
> Right, the default should be to discuss things in public. There used
> to be the gentoo-council list for this, but now I'm being told that it
> shouldn't be used, but discussions should go to gentoo-project
> IMHO this doesn't make much sense, as gentoo-project traditionally was
> used for non-technical matters (in fact, its description still says
> so). Looking into the archives, most topics on that list aren't
> related to the council. I would much prefer if we had a dedicated
> mailing list for actual council work, like discussion of our agenda
> items. A dedicated council list would also make it easier to find
> previous discussions.
As a slacker of a developer and a former council member I fully support
the council having it's own mailing list and aliases. Please don't allow
them to force me to have to subscribe to yet another mailing list that I
have to filter the * out of just to get to the core of what I need to
know. Just have ppl try to CC: -project or the likes when fitting.