[ec2] RFQ: Mailing lists proposal

Mark Shuttleworth mark at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 25 13:21:00 GMT 2010

On 25/03/10 13:08, Hamish Harvey wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 08:31, Nicolas Barcet <nick.barcet at canonical.com> wrote:
>> 2/ cloud planet aggregator to mailing list notification
>> As we have been doing in the past for twitter, we are thinking about
>> using a bot to inform the (possibly unified) mailing list of any new
>> posts that appear on the cloud planet aggregator [1], as a summary plus
>> a link to the original posts.
> I'd be unhappy about not being able to separate cloud planet
> notifications from discussion. I'm happy to know about cloud planet (I
> didn't before) and can now subscribe to it in (e.g.) Google Reader. I
> don't need more noise in my inbox, and I don't want to have to choose
> between discussion _and_ notifications or nothing.

Agreed. I think a single list makes sense, but automated mails to the
list based on a blog, doesn't. If there are particular items on the blog
that warrant discussion on-list, that's great and they can be raised
here in person.


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