[Openstack-operators] [Openstack] Future of Launchpad OpenStack mailing list (this list)

Andrew Clay Shafer acs at parvuscaptus.com
Tue Aug 28 20:04:47 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 3:14 PM, Brian Schott <
brian.schott at nimbisservices.com> wrote:

> At the risk of getting bad e-karma for cross posting to
> openstack-operators, that might be the place to post that question.  I for
> one disagree that we should merge the openstack general list into
> openstack-operators at lists.openstack.org and the only other vote I caught
> on this thread also disagreed.

Everyone who responded to the question so far opposed merging the general
list with operators.

> Several reasons:
> 1) new users will look for openstack at openstack.lists.openstack.org because openstack-dev at and openstack-operators at are both specific things.  community at might have been an option, but that is taken already.
> 2) operations guys are just as specialized as devs in terms of what they
> want to talk about, it isn't meant for general "why openstack" questions.
> 3) if/when you migrate email addresses / logs it will be easier to move
> them to a brand new list.  Otherwise you will have to try to merge history
> and not step on existing data.
> 4) reusing an email address for the sake of optimization of having "too
> many lists" at the cost of community confusion is false optimization,
> you'll just get more non-dev traffic on the dev list if the choice is -dev
> or -operators.

yes, yes, yes and yes.
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