Side effect of making xubuntu-devel a member of xubuntu-team

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at
Sat Apr 26 16:35:13 UTC 2008

Jim Campbell wrote:
> Hi All,
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 8:15 PM, Cody A.W. Somerville 
> <cody-somerville at <mailto:cody-somerville at>> wrote:
>     A side effect of making xubuntu-devel a member of xubuntu-team is
>     that xubuntu-devel at
>     <mailto:xubuntu-devel at> is now getting all the
>     xubuntu-team bug mail, seed branch change notifications, etc. etc.
>     This can either be a good thing or a bad thing.
>     If we keep it the way it is:
>     1. People can subscribe to this mailing list for development
>     discussion and for bug e-mail (no need to join the xubuntu-team)
>     2. Xubuntu-team could be reserved for individual who are fulfilling
>     a leadership role within our community
>     3. Able to easily discuss bug reports and seed changes
>     Or we could either remove xubuntu-dev from xubuntu-team or remove
>     the contact address (this mailing list) from xubuntu-dev.
>     Thoughts, comments, suggestions are welcome.
>     Thanks,
>     Cody
> As someone who has focused primarily on the documentation, I find the 
> deluge of bug reports on the mailing list a little overwhelming.  And I 
> think it also increases the signal-to-noise ratio for discussions on the 
> list - it makes it easier for a discussion to get lost.
> I'd be willing to take myself off of the Xubuntu team list if others 
> want to keep things this way, but  I'd prefer to not receive bug reports 
> from xubuntu-devel.
> Just my $0.02 USD,
> Jim

I solved this issue by creating an email filter sorting things out for 
me, maybe this can be a solution for you too?

Kind regards,


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