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Re: Mailing-list split


On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 8:46 AM, Monty Taylor <mordred@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey everyone!
> On 04/27/2012 05:04 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>> To avoid Launchpad list slowness, we would run the new openstack-dev
>> list off lists.openstack.org. Given the potential hassle of dealing with
>> spam and delivery issues on mission-critical MLs, we are looking into
>> the possibility of outsourcing the maintenance of lists.openstack.org to
>> a group with established expertise running mailman instances. Please let
>> us know ASAP if you could offer such services. We are not married to
>> mailman either -- if an alternative service offers good performance and
>> better integration (like OpenID-based subscription to integrate with our
>> SSO), we would definitely consider it.
> Just to be clear - I definitely think that mailing lists are an
> important part of dev infrastructure and would love for this to be a
> fully integrated part of all of the rest of our tools. However, the
> current set of active infrastructure team members have huge todo lists
> at the moment. So the biggest home run from my perspective would be if
> someone out there had time or resources and wanted to join us on the
> infra team to manage this on our existing resources (turns out we have
> plenty of servers for running this, and even a decent amount of
> expertise, just missing manpower). The existing team would be more than
> happy to be involved, and it would help avoid get-hit-by-a-truck issues.
> We're a pretty friendly bunch, I promise.
> Any takers? Anybody want to pony up somebody with some bandwidth to
> admin a mailman? Respond back here or just find us in #openstack-infra
> and we'll get you plugged in and stuff.
> Thanks!
> Monty

Count me in, Monty.

I've been managing mailman lists for about 12 years now (and,
incidentally, Barry and I are bruthas from anutha mutha), so I'd be
quite comfortable handling those responsibilities. I can couple it
with the python.org SIG mail list that I manage, so there'd be zero
context switching.


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