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From Robert Matthews <>
Subject Re: No dev-, user- lists for small podlings (was: Re: [PROPOSAL] Kitty to Enter the Incubator)
Date Thu, 09 Sep 2010 08:42:43 GMT
I'm with James on this one.  Many good points have been made on this,
but we do have bigger things to worry about.

On Wed, 2010-09-08 at 08:06 -0400, James Carman wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 7:39 AM, dan haywood
> <> wrote:
> >
> > For the moment at least the dev community is more active (or at least more
> > vocal), so their mailing list should be the main focal point.  As I said in
> > the other email, when we have more user traffic than dev traffic, then
> > we can vote to split them out.
> >
> Why are we even having this discussion?  When did mailing lists become
> such a heavyweight operation that we have to discuss at length whether
> they should even exist?  Just create the user/dev/commits/issues lists
> and be done with it.  If nobody uses the user list, so be it.  I think
> it's just more confusing to start moving traffic from one list to
> another.  Keep things consistent.
> > And another benefit of putting user traffic on the dev list is that
> > it'll give the devs exposure to any probs that regular users are having with
> > actually using the framework (ie so we can mature its documentation etc)
> >
> The developers should be "listening" to the user list so that they can
> answer questions.  They can't just hide in the dev list and not listen
> to the community.
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