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Re: [Openstack] New layout of the OpenStack mailing lists


On Fri 25 May 2012 01:04:20 AM PDT, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> I'm surprised to see the announce list being removed. What is the
> rational for that. Most large projects have a very low traffic
> list (~1 msg per day) dedicated for project announcements of new
> releases, security notices, important community messages etc, that
> is explicitly separate from the general users / developpers lists
> which are high traffic.

The rationale is that in 2012 we have better ways to send announcements 
out: blogs, RSS, twitter, G+, newsletters, etc. Besides, the list 
hasn't been used for months and nobody complained for the lack of 

In any case, my  idea is to replace the list with a newsletter: people 
interested in receiving regular updates (like the weekly newsletter I 
send out) will subscribe there.


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