Re: release-team-lurkers: for people who can read and not respond

On Mon, 2011-05-16 at 13:56 +0200, Olav Vitters wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 12:45:10PM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > Note that release-team-lurkers is a test. We will remove the entire
> > > mailing list if we think it has a bad effect.
> > 
> > You could also have made the mailing-list private, and subscribed gmane
> > to it. That way the archives would be accessible to the majority without
> > resorting to having to setup a new mailing-list.
> This was the easiest&nicest solution due to security gnome org.
> security gnome org should automatically go to all release-team subscribers
> To avoid any differences in receivers of security@ and release-team@,
> the security@ has been setup to automatically send it to everyone
> subscribed in release-team@.
> As security@ could be rather critical (in practice 99%+ of all emails are
> spam), I preferred keeping this distinction.
> Another benefit is that we can easily get rid of the lurkers list, and
> make clear that there is a difference between being a release-team
> member and following the release-team emails.
> Further, we cannot change release-team to private. People are allowed to
> email release-team and raise issues. We just don't want anyone other
> than release-team to respond.
> Maybe I should've stressed the last bit more...

All good points, thanks for going into details.

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