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Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] block: drop moderated sheepdog mai

From: Daniel P . Berrangé
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] block: drop moderated sheepdog mailing list from MAINTAINERS file
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:45:35 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.2 (2017-12-15)

On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 10:42:57AM -0500, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 03/21/2018 10:31 AM, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> > The sheepdog mailing list is setup to stop and queue messages from
> > non-subscribers, pending moderator approval. Unfortunately it seems
> > that the moderation queue is not actively dealt with. Even when messages
> > are approved, the sender is never added to the whitelist, so every
> > future mail the same sender continues to get stopped for moderation.
> > 
> > MAINTAINERS entries should be responsive and not uneccessarily block
> > mails from QEMU contributors, so drop the sheepdog mailing list.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <address@hidden>
> > ---
> >   MAINTAINERS | 1 -
> >   1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> Perhaps the sheepdog list would like to know what we are doing, along with a
> heads up that their list policy is unfriendly.  But I can't be the one to
> tell them - if I were to add the sheepdog list in cc, I'd get moderated.

I copied the other listed sheepdog maintainers on this patch so that they
would get the heads up & opportunity to object and / or talk to the list
admins to address it if desired.  We should give them a few days to
respond here before queue'ing this at least.

> It's annoyed me enough times that I agree with the change.
> Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <address@hidden>

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