[Freewx-maint] Notice of mailing list closure: freewx-maint

Scott Talbert swt at techie.net
Wed Apr 4 23:38:00 UTC 2018

On Wed, 4 Apr 2018, Olly Betts wrote:

>>>> Olly, are you going do to this?
>>> I wasn't going to bother - if you discount the automatic emails which
>>> one can subscribe to more directly via tracker.d.o, etc then this
>>> mailing list relays more spam than genuine emails, and I've actually
>>> been meaning to close it down for a while.
>>> If people think a discussion list is useful, it's probably better to
>>> migrate to a list hosted on lists.d.o since alioth-lists.d.n is
>>> intended to be a relatively short-term solution (one or two release
>>> cycles).
>> Well, I guess it has been mostly just you and me lately.  I suppose we can
>> just do that direct instead.
> Probably better to use a tracker.d.o team - option 3 here:
> https://wiki.debian.org/Salsa/AliothMigration#Import_mailing_list
> That means interested people can join (and leave!) but I don't think
> there's a public archive.
> I'm happy to migrate to list.d.o if people think an actual list is
> useful.  It should at least have better spam filtering there than the
> current list.  Or to alioth-lists.d.n if that really seems the best
> option.

I wasn't aware that tracker offered such a feature.  That approach sounds 
fine to me.

>> What about the mailing list being the maintainer of the packages?  Just
>> remove that?
> We could point it to a tracker.d.o team.


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