[RFC] - configuration changes to the ubuntu-server team in LP

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Feb 7 01:19:04 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 06 February 2008 19:53, Mathias Gug wrote:
> Hi all,
> ScottK and I discussed [1] some modifications that could be brought to
> the ubuntu-server team [2] configuration in Launchpad. I'm sending this
> email to get some feedback on the proposal.
> The issue raised by ScottK was the inefficiency of having bug mails sent
> to all the team members. Some members are only interested in a subset of
> packages.
> One option could be to leave the ubuntu-server LP team and setting
> yourself as a bug contact for that package. However that would mean
> "leaving" the Server Team. That also brings up the question of how one
> can be recognized as being a member of the Ubuntu Server Team.
> The ubuntu-server LP team serves two purposes:
>  1. Provide an "official" statement that a person is part of the Ubuntu
>     Server Team.
>  2. Help to manage and track bugs in packages looked after by the Ubuntu
>     Server Team.
> One of the reason we use the current configuration is to have more
> people seeing the bug mails hoping to get more bug triagers.  However
> this idea proved to be a failure: although the number of members has
> increased a lot in the last 8 months, the number of bug triagers has
> definitely not followed the same trend.
> So the proposal is to create an ubuntu-server-bugs mailing list that
> would be used as the contact address of ubuntu-server. People interested
> in receiving bug mails related to ubuntu-server (and thus being an
> ubuntu-server bug triager) would have to join this new  mailing list.
> Thus members of ubuntu-server wouldn't receive bug mails anymore.
> [1]: http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2008/02/06/%23ubuntu-server.html - 23:36
> [2]: https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-server
+1 from me (no suprise I guess).

Scott K

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