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


On 05/25/2012 04:00 PM, Stefano Maffulli wrote:
> On Fri 25 May 2012 11:03:40 AM PDT, Russell Bryant wrote:
>> We have been posting security advisories to the main mailing list.
> I'm interested to understand why you've done that. The announce list 
> has always existed, but nobody uses it.

For me, I forgot about it ... because nobody uses it.  :-)

>> I
>> worry that they get missed by a lot of pepole since it's such a high
>> volume list.  Using the announce list would be great for those.
> Consider that the new layout is designed to redistribute the volume of 
> emails now only on the Launchpad list to two lists, so traffic should 
> not be a big issue for a while.
> Having too many lists is a bad user experience: we should have only the 
> ones we really need, with well described objectives and topics so that 
> new users know where to go find the information they're looking for. In 
> my experience, more lists means more messages (due to cross posting 
> --just in case, you'll never know), not less.
> /stef

Russell Bryant