New mailing list for ports announcements
tabthorpe at freebsd.org
Thu Dec 29 13:20:17 UTC 2011
On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 11:19:00AM +0400, Yuri Pankov wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 09:23:05AM +0300, Sergey V. Dyatko wrote:
> > On Thu, 29 Dec 2011 00:59:26 -0500
> > Thomas Abthorpe <tabthorpe at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > > At the request of adamw@ (and others) we have setup a ports-announce@
> > > mailing list to try distinguish the usual traffic on the ports@ list
> > > vs the announcements that seem to get lost in there.
> > >
> > Useless and harmful list, IMO. People who can 'lost' announcements here
> > likely lose it on another list, but there is a chance that people who
> > read ports@ lose announce/CFT from _only_ freebsd-ports-announce.
> > Of course, you can write to multiple lists.. But lets look at current@
> > stable@ and performance@ archives...
> > tadam! "Benchmark (Phoronix): FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 vs. Oracle Linux 6.1
> > Server".
> You seem to miss the "moderated" part..
Thank you, Yuri
As implied, but not necessarily stated, moderated and not intended for
Discussion are welcome in this forum, as always.
> > Is that ok ? I think 'No' ( Tons of spam in [ 3 of N ] ML that I
> > subscribed )
> > > You can subscribe at
> > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-ports-announce
> > >
> > > It is intended, but not limited, to be a means of communicating
> > > portmgr@ announcements, Calls for Testing, plus other relevant
> > > information to be used by our committers and ports maintainer
> > > community.
> > >
> > > It is our hope to keep this relatively low in traffic. It is a
> > > moderated list, under the auspices of portmgr at .
> > >
> > > Please subscribe sit back, and enjoy.
Thomas Abthorpe | FreeBSD Committer
tabthorpe at FreeBSD.org | http://people.freebsd.org/~tabthorpe
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