[openstack-dev] Split of the openstack-dev list

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Sat Nov 16 07:43:48 UTC 2013

On 11/15/2013 04:13 AM, Sylvain Bauza wrote:
> Le 14/11/2013 20:46, Clint Byrum a écrit :
>> Now, choose which city will grow faster and produce more innovation.
> The problem is larger than only innovation, it is also making sure the
> Stackforge projects are also a starting point for contributing to
> Openstack in a different manner. ATCs can also get the opportunity to
> jump in another project on their spare time if they wish.
> Isolating Stackforge projects into a separate mailing-list would then
> reduce visibility to Stackforge projects and as a consequence would
> reduce the permeability between Openstack and Stackforge.
> On a technical note, as a Stackforge contributor, I'm trying to
> implement best practices of Openstack coding into my own project, and
> I'm facing day-to-day issues trying to understand what Oslo libs do or
> how they can be used in a fashion manner. Should I want to ask question
> to the community, I would have to cross-post to both lists.
> One last point, having two different lists with most of people
> subscribing to both wouldn't help reduce the noise, as you would still
> get all the messages (maybe in two different folders, but still
> getting'em). I totally agree with the fact that openstack-dev@ is noisy.
> That said, we need to enforce the use of Subject headers and maybe
> accept meetings reminders are not relevant to be communicated using this
> channel (we could still notify people within the IRC rooms) and chase up
> any non-development question, that would be a first step for that.
> One last thing I'm thinking about is logging IRC channel discussions so
> we could keep track of discussions over there, that would maybe help
> reducing the number of chatty messages we're sending off to the list
> just about implementation or reviews concerns.

IRC channels are currently able to be logged, and several of them are.


If you have another channel you want logged, it's totally an easily
requestable thing.

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