separate discussion and development lists
adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de
Tue Aug 17 16:49:58 UTC 2010
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 06:44:17PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > Also note that we should change the maintainer address in the following
> > packages:
> > http://email@example.com
> > If we want to make debian-multimedia a place for users anytime soon,
> > we'd probably need to change all those packages upfront, IOW, before we
> > release squeeze.
> This is actually the wrong move IMHO, because users should NOT
> be spammed by package maintenance mails.
Not sure if we're talking the same: currently, 17 (16 if you count the
fixed gigedit package in experimental) contain
debian-multimedia at lists.debian.org as the maintainer field.
If I correctly understand the proposal, then this very address should
be used for discussions with users.
Hence, to avoid users being spammed by bug reports from the BTS, we need
to change the maintainer fields in all those packages to pkg-mmm.
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