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Re: salsa.debian.org (git.debian.org replacement) going into beta




On Tue, 26 Dec 2017, Simon McVittie wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Dec 2017 at 16:02:08 +0100, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > On Tue, 26 Dec 2017, Anton Gladky wrote:
> > > I think we should request the list something like
> > > debian-science-maintainers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > and use it instead of @lists.alioth.debian.org
> >
> > We don't want maintainter lists on l.d.o
> 
> I assume the intended policy is that lists.debian.org is suitable for
> discussion lists (like the GNOME Team's debian-gtk-gnome@lists and
> the Games Team's debian-devel-games@lists), but not for the maintainer
> address of record that gets all the bugs and other bulk mail (like the
> GNOME Team's current pkg-gnome-maintainers@lists.alioth and the Games
> Team's pkg-games-devel@lists.alioth)?
> 
> A few packages and pseudo-packages already have lists.d.o mailing lists
> as their Maintainer, for instance debian-boot and debian-kernel. I know
> some GNOME team developers have suggested having debian-gtk-gnome as our
> canonical maintainer address: Alexander, presumably your response means
> that this would be considered inappropriate, and the GNOME team should
> keep debian-gtk-gnome as a discussion list only?
We are happy running lists like debian-boot that are used for discussions,
bugs and commit messages. But please not things like bugs and commit messages
only lists. So if -gtk decides a one for all list fits them we are happy with
it, but we won't run for example a -gkt-commits and -gtk-bugs list.

Alex