On Thu, 2013-12-05 at 11:35 +0200, Roman Prykhodchenko wrote: > Hi folks, > > Open Stack community grows continuously bringing more people and so new > initiatives and new projects. This growing amount of people, initiatives > and projects causes increasing the amount of discussions in our mailing > list. > > The problem which I'm talking about is that controlling the mailing list > gets harder with the growth of the community. It takes too much time to > check for important emails and delete/archive the rest even now. And it > does not tend to get any easier in the future. > > Most of the email services and email clients support filtering incoming > emails. So one can automatically get rid of certain emails by creating > appropriate filters. Topics in subjects seem to be the best objects for > creating rules, i.e., when someone is interested only in Keystone he can > create an email filter for '[keystone]' substring in the subject. > > The problem with the topics is that a lot of emails in openstack-dev do > not contain topics in their subjects, which makes this kind of filtering > very ineffective. > > My proposal is to create an automated rule that rejects new emails, if > they do not contain any topic in their subject. What do you guys think?
Alternatively, separate mailing lists for each current topic area. A top-level mailing list could subscribe to all of them for anybody who truly wants the fire hose. Matt _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev