On Aug 29, 2015 12:21, "Phil Steitz" <phil.ste...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On 8/29/15 8:39 AM, Rich Bowen wrote: > > I'd love to see a comparison with a half dozen other projects. > > I would discourage any reasoning based on aggregate message counts. > Every +1 on a PMC member VOTE counts as a message, for example. The > thing to look carefully at is what is being discussed on the private > list. A lot of discussion bearing on topics important to the > direction of the project is bad, bad, bad. Healthy projects have > quiet private@ lists because pretty much everything they need to > talk about they can and do talk about on the public lists. But > committer / PMC votes, security issues and occasional random legal > or must-be-private people-related things pop up and cause traffic > spikes when they do. So I would not draw conclusions or do > comparisons based on message counts. Better to compare what is > actually being discussed.
Absolutely. And I completely agree that aoo has too much traffic on private@. I'd just really like to see if it's as skewed as I perceive it is, statistically speaking.