FESCo Meeting Summary for 2007-09-06
rc040203 at freenet.de
Fri Sep 7 00:32:31 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 02:06 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 23:50 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 <at> freenet.de> writes:
> > >  IMO, this FESCO decision is a fault and mistake, we all will regret.
> > > It molests maintainers with long term development babbling and molests
> > > "application developers" with "bureaucracy of Fedora package
> > > maintenance" - It's not helpful to both parties.
> > Well, the biggest problem with -maintainers was that it was only postable
> > through on subscription (which also kept people from using tools like the GMane
> > NNTP and web interfaces) and that subscription was essentially limited to
> > existing maintainers (which kept not only the random users out, but even people
> > with legitimate content to post).
> Yes, it had been a closed list and maintainers did get automatically
> subscribed to it - The FESCO of the time this was decided, this approach
s/, this approach/, thought this approach to be/
> wise - I never did - But THEM decided otherwise.
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