On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 19:58, Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 02:16:12PM -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 04:51, Andreas Tille <andr...@an3as.eu> wrote:
>>>  1. Mailing list
>>>     I suggested to use debian-multime...@lists.debian.org as general
>>> discussion list (for instance for discussion like this) for a     Debian
>>> Multimedia Blend and for an entry point of users to talk     to the package
>>> developers.  This list has turned out to be a good     success in other
>>> Blends.
>>>     The reason to not to do so was that this list is used as
>>> packaging list of DeMudi packages.
>>>       List Archive of August: 8 mails
>>>       List Archive of September: 1 SPAM mail
>>>       List Archive of October: 1 mail
>>>     In short: The mailing list is de facto free and really using it
>>>     might be a way to actively be notified about packages which are
>>> not yet moved under pkg-multimedia-maintainers maintenance.
>> So far Jonas is (I believe) the only one who opposes this split. I'm in
>> favor, and if we do this we should announce it to devel-announce and
>> -announce so that we can get some users there. What do others think?
> Hmm.  Now that I reflect on it again, I am not so strongly against it,
> actually.  I see the point of better serving our users, but cannot help
> being sceptical still - so please help convince me:
> Bugreports have been mentioned as an example of inappropriate mails for such
> list, right? So what is then on-topic?  Is it for visions and metadesign -
> like a multimedia-specific d-project@ ?  Or is it more of a
> d-user-multimedia@ list?

I would think of it more of a d-user-multimedia type of list than d-project.

> When we (apparently) lack the time already to do the technical work we would
> like to, then where should the ressources come from to manage and care for
> such a list?  Or do we simply provide the space and leave the Multimedia
> users to discuss with themselves?

I would try to chip in when possible (it is much easier to answer a
quick email than actually do work :p). But I would expect that, if
there are multimedia users out there, soon they will start helping
each other there.


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