[OpenStack Foundation] Opening up the board mailing list

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Mon Feb 4 13:01:31 UTC 2013

On Sat, 2013-02-02 at 17:12 +0100, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > What I'm trying to figure out is a model where directors engage fully
> > with each other in open discussions, but we also have a very active open
> > discussions amongst non-directors which directors can dip in and out of.
> I see where you're going... My main gripe with it is that I don't see
> how the duplicate-thread-to-EE and reply-to-both-lists rules can be
> enforced in the ML setup, so it will rely on people applying it.
> If we can't get developers to use subject prefixes, I somehow doubt we
> can get directors to follow thread replication rules between two
> mailing-lists. And the discussion can quickly get messy if a subset of
> people don't follow the rules.

Right, I'm not proposing a solution. I'm proposing some requirements for
an ideal solution and looking for ideas. You think it can't be done, I
get that :)

> The alternative setup doesn't depend so much on people following a copy
> rule, so my impression is that it would be more successful in the end ?

You mean Dave's idea? It's certainly fairly close to the requirements I
laid out, but I don't think Dave is certain mailman can even do that


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