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Re: RFC: Hosting mailing lists of 3rd party projects

From: Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL - WWW ML <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: RFC: Hosting mailing lists of 3rd party projects
Date: 2011-02-24 21:32:09
Message-ID: 1298583129.2959.2.camel@lenovo01-laptop03.gunduz.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2011-02-22 at 13:32 -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > 
> > Before we add more, I think we need to define a policy for hosting
> > mailing lists of 3rd party projects.
> 
> So what policy do you propose?

In my previous email, I wrote:

"IMHO, postgresql.org can provide mailing list service to such projects,
unless they have their own domain already, or they are not hosted at
pgfoundry."

which is:

> I would suggest the following:
> 
> 1 Use common sense to determine whether a project belongs into the
>   postgresql.org list infrastructure.  Strong majority is needed to
>   accept a project.
> 
> 2 Projects already on pgfoundry do not apply.
> 
> 3 Lists for anything other than PostgreSQL core need to be categorized
>   under "project lists" (not "user lists").  If some project has too
> many
>   lists, a new category may be needed.

Pretty much what I have in my mind.

> Thus, under rule (3) above, I think we should move pgsql-jdbc and
> pgsql-odbc from "user lists" to "project lists".  (Not a big deal --
> they just change group under which they are listed, in the
> archives.pg.org pages). 

+1.

Cheers,
-- 
Devrim GÜNDÜZ
Principal Systems Engineer @ EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
PostgreSQL Danışmanı/Consultant, Red Hat Certified Engineer
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