[openstack-dev] [Solumn] Suggestion about usage of mailing lists

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Wed Dec 4 22:12:46 UTC 2013

On 12/04/2013 05:07 PM, Boris Pavlovic wrote:
> Guys, 
> I really appreciate that all discussion are real open, and you are doing
> a great job, discussing all arch stuff of the project. But for such
> things there are:
> 1) IRC chats
> 2) WIKI pages
> 3) ehterpads 
> E.g. in Rally we have 1 page:
> https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/Rally_Main that contains all important
> information about:
> 1) RoadMaps
> 2) Links to active discussions
> 3) Current Active and Open Tasks
> So everybody is able to discuss what he want with the rest of the
> project community, without tons of emails..
> Could I ask you guys to send emails only about:
> 1) Releases
> 2) Major changes and news
> 3) Questions 
> 4) Incubation stuff 
> 5) Integration with other projects
> And avoid discussing every piece of arch in mailing list. Because if
>  each project will start to discuss all arch stuff in mailing list, we
> will have billions of emails per minute in openstack-dev.  
> Sorry for this email, and thank you for understanding. 

I have pretty much the exact opposite opinion of what you expressed here.

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Russell Bryant

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