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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
To: Allen Brooker <gmane@××××××××××.uk>
Cc: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: Improving developer/user communication
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 19:42:46
Message-Id: b41005390707211242me6accd6p6d282fccacd76e22@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] Re: Improving developer/user communication by Allen Brooker
On 7/21/07, Allen Brooker <gmane@××××××××××.uk> 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 > > -- > gentoo-project@g.o mailing list > >
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Re: [gentoo-project] Re: Improving developer/user communication Marius Mauch <genone@g.o>