Downstream remix announcements

Bryan Kearney bkearney at
Mon Sep 29 13:18:26 UTC 2008

Karsten 'quaid' Wade wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-09-28 at 19:36 +0530, "Sankarshan (সঙ্কর্ষণ)" wrote:
>> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>>> I've asked the Board to see whether any sort of policy is needed on
>>> downstream Fedora remix project announcements in official Fedora
>>> channels like the low-traffic announce lists.  As always we encourage
>>> community input and participation in the discussion.
>> Do we anticipate a need for a policy for announcements ? As in, do we
>> anticipate specific corner cases ?
> I think the concern is simply, the remixes and communities around them
> are likely to grow with the simplification of the trademark guidelines.
> Having every downstream remix announce to f-announce-l might overwhelm
> the low-volume list.  Another way to look at it is, should we allow RHEL
> and CentOS release announcements on f-announce-l?  Where do we draw the
> line?
> Currently, I'm liking the idea of doing a remix-specific announcement
> list and asking some group to send the occasional email to f-announce-l
> highlighting a few recent remixes with a pointer to more.

I dont know if I like another mailing list. Can we make a policy for 
having them included in the Fedora Weekly news?

-- bk

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