Many projects choose this pattern:

dev@ -- the development community's discussions
commits@ -- commit emails
issues@ -- all emails related to issues (GitHub/Jira)
notifications@ -- PR notifications, etc

All GitHub activity is required to be delivered to an ASF mailing list. It
is up to the (P)PMC to choose which/how. But they cannot be sent to
/dev/null. The above pattern generally provides the right breakdown for
what information people what to monitor.

Cheers,
Greg Stein
Infrastructure Administrator, ASF


On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 10:22 PM, Ian Luo <ian....@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think this can be solved by distinguishing github notifications from
> regular dev@dubbo.apache.org traffic.  For github notifications,
> including issue and pull request, the update message should only go to the
> interested parties who are involved in this particular topic, but @dev
> should never be the audience.
>
> I guess @dev mail list is configured in 'Settings -> Integrations &
> Services -> Email' for github.com/apache/inclubator-dubbo* projects. I am
> not sure who I should contact therefore I am here cc-ing
> us...@infra.apache.org.
>
> I suggest to remove @dev mail list from github subscription list.
>
> Thanks,
> -Ian.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 5:55 PM, Huxing Zhang <hux...@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am +1 on split the traffic of @dev list.
>>
>> The issue appears after migrating repo to ASF. I use
>> "label:asf-dubbo-dev -[github]" to filter out them. :(
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 5:06 PM, Yong Zhu <diecui1...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I have the same feeling.
>> >
>> > IMO, all the issue emails should be sent to iss...@dubbo.apache.org,
>> all
>>
>> +1. All issues and the comments should go there.
>>
>> > the PR emails should be sent to comm...@dubbo.apache.org. How do you
>> think?
>>
>> -1. commit@ are used when code are committed to repo, I don't think
>> PRs should go there.
>> Once a PR is accepted, a message will be sent to commit@
>>
>> My suggestion is PRs and the comments should go to issues@, or we can
>> create a new list prs@.
>>
>> > and who can help to fix this?
>> >
>> > And I think we should use github issues, and move all the Jira issues to
>> > github.
>> >
>> > 2018-04-03 16:43 GMT+08:00 Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>:
>> >
>> >> All,
>> >>
>> >> I've been away for just over a week and come back to find over 300
>> >> unread emails on the dev list.
>> >>
>> >> A large proportion of these messages are comments on pull requests? Is
>> >> dev@ the right list for those?
>> >>
>> >> Another large proportion appear to be comments on issues? Is dev@ the
>> >> right list for those?
>> >>
>> >> Generally, the recommendation is to split into multiple lists based on
>> >> audience rather than topic. For some projects it therefore makes sense
>> >> to have all dev related traffic going to a single list. For others,
>> >> particularly large projects, it makes sense to split the dev traffic.
>> >>
>> >> The project appears to be using GitHub issues and Jira. That is
>> >> confusing. I'd recommend that you select one issue tracker and stick
>> to it.
>>
>> There was discussion[1] on the mailing list and the community has
>> decided to use github issues.
>> My understanding is that currently JIRA is only used for GSOC ideas
>> and track existing issues prior to that decision.
>> I am +0 on migrating the existing JIRA issues to github issues.
>>
>> >>
>> >> Finally, the github issues seem to be a mix of bugs and support
>> >> questions. Is that the way the podling wants to use github issues?
>>
>> People get used to ask questions by creating an issue before joining ASF.
>> The PPMC are trying to tell users to use mailing list to ask questions
>> by leaving message on the issues, so does the website.
>> But I think it will take some time.
>>
>> >>
>> >> I have no view on what the 'right' answers to the above questions are.
>> >> I'm asking them to get the podling thinking about the issues. What, if
>> >> anything, to do about any of the above is for the podling to decide.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Mark
>> >>
>>
>>
>> [1] https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c8ca0bf3bff8f0ee236567b
>> ba2a3876c4d8b91a28a94948be4cb74b8@%3Cdev.dubbo.apache.org%3E
>> --
>> Best Regards´╝ü
>> Huxing
>>
>
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