[Systems] Fwd: Another long time contributor going offlist by accident :)

Dave Crossland dave at lab6.com
Sun May 22 21:51:00 EDT 2016


On 22 May 2016 at 20:48, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:

> You have to convince the list administrators, not the sysadmins.

Sure - I'm forwarding here as a useful archive of such problematic
incidents to build a case for new lists being configured a different way.

> BTW: Jonas is a DD, and years ago he started a thread asking to change
> the lists to match Debian. IIRC, after a longish discussion, the (weak)
> consensus was to keep the "reply to poster" mode for consistency with
> OLPC and Fedora, because at the time we were working closely with them.

Cool, good to know :)

> I don't feel very strongly either way, but I see more value in replacing
> classic mailing-lists with something web-enabled. Samuel is already
> experimenting with Mailman3, so let's hold off micro-tuning the lists
> until the migration. This way we'll confuse people only once.

I think mailman3 with posterous and hyperkitty will be really great :)

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