[Openstack] [Openstack-sigs] [Openstack-operators] [openstack-dev] [all] Bringing the community together (combine the lists!)

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Fri Aug 31 00:21:22 UTC 2018

On 2018-08-30 18:08:56 -0500 (-0500), Melvin Hillsman wrote:
> I also recall us discussing having some documentation or way of
> notifying net new signups of how to interact with the ML
> successfully. An example was having some general guidelines around
> tagging. Also as a maintainer for at least one of the mailing
> lists over the past 6+ months I have to inquire about how that
> will happen going forward which again could be part of this
> documentation/initial message.

Mailman supports customizable welcome messages for new subscribers,
so the *technical* implementation there is easy. I do think (and
failed to highlight it explicitly earlier I'm afraid) that this
proposal comes with an expectation that we provide recommended
guidelines for mailing list use/etiquette appropriate to our
community. It could be contained entirely within the welcome
message, or merely linked to a published document (and whether
that's best suited for the Infra Manual or New Contributor Guide or
somewhere else entirely is certainly up for debate), or even
potentially both.
Jeremy Stanley
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