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Re: Mailing lists, redux

On Sat, 2005-12-03 at 01:08 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 20:57 -0600, Patrick Barnes wrote:
> > My first instinct is to vote for #2.  I like the long-term goal of the
> > Fedora Project becoming more autonomous and independent -- or at least
> > giving that appearance.  I know it would take a great deal of effort to
> > move everything over, and I'm not sure we have the resources to do it at
> > this time.  Perhaps when there is more muscle behind fedoraproject.org,
> > we can pull this off.  I'm willing to go with #1 in the meantime. 
> > Something else that we might hear is that a difficult move is best to do
> > now and get it over with, and I would normally agree, but I'm not
> > convinced that we are really in the best position to pull it off right
> > now.  How about we go with #1 right now and, if the demand is present,
> > we review this in 6 months?
> My question on this is why wouldn't RH be allowed to donate this
> service?  Why is it viewed to be 'closed' or at least not 'open' if RH
> helps out?  RH is some how excluded from contributing because it is a
> commercial corporation?

I don't think it matters who is providing the back-end services.
Actually, I appreciate the quality of the Red Hat service in this area.

Remaining @ redhat.com for formal Fedora Web services is like having a
Geocities website.  OK, that's a little harsh.  It just makes it appear
that Fedora is forever a stepchild of Red Hat; has to live in the same
house, but different last name.

- Karsten
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