Am Dienstag, den 17.08.2010, 12:08 -0400 schrieb Felipe Sateler: > On 17/08/10 11:58, Reinhard Tartler wrote: > > On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 20:15:40 (CEST), Andreas Tille wrote: > > > >> On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 10:10:45AM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote: > >>> Perhaps? My biggest concern is that with 3 lists, it becomes more and > >>> more challenging to decide to which list to post. Replies to -vcs mails > >>> currently go to -maintainers because of the reply-to, so I guess that > >>> would remain. But what about discussion mails on -maintainers, that are > >>> supposed to go to debian-multime...@l.d.o? This overhead of > >>> meta-discussion about a topic being ontopic or offtopic is the price I > >>> see for having a third list. (it could be mitigated with a proper and > >>> clear charter, I imagine). > >> > >> For me the maintainers list is way to noisy and I guess a lot of users > >> will see it the same way. Moreover I'm afraid that just because of the > >> name of the list as well as the location users will not even consider > >> subscribing this list (as I would never have done if I would not > >> explicitely asked to raise the Blends topic here). IMHO we have no > >> proper place to discuss the issues of multimedia users inside Debian and > >> that's a pity because we might loose users (and potential developers) > >> because of this. > > > > I've had a small private followup conversation with Andreas about > > this. He basically came up with the suggestion to turn > > debian-multime...@lists.debian.org from a *development* oriented mailing > > list to a *user* focused list. This way users can share their thoughts, > > concerns and kudos. > > I thought this was the idea the whole time? > > > > > While I don't think that this will significantly lower the amount of > > traffic (well, we actually widen the set of topics), I still think that > > it will be benefitial for pkg-multimedia, because: > > > > - we get more contact with our actual users > > - we learn what's pressing and bugging them > > - we hopefully get more potential and real contributors, ideally even > > new developers > > > > > > WDYT? > > Every time I think about it, I like it more. I think we should do that. > And announce it to the world via d-d-a. > > I am new to this list and I can share your thoughts. Some posts are to get lost in the huge amount of posts.
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