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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] The name of this mailing list is misleading

From: Matthew Dempsky
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] The name of this mailing list is misleading
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 16:45:57 -0500
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Colin Fox <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi everyone.
> This mailing list is called 'gnu-arch-users'. However, there are tons
> of messages relating to tla development specifically (and lots of
> bug-goo emails... what is bug goo?).

Bug Goo's kinda our equivalent to Bugzilla.  It tracks bugs and merge
requests, etc.

> Shouldn't there be a gnu-arch-devel mailing list for those people who
> are actively developing the various gnu-arch utilities, and leave the
> gnu-arch-users mailing list to people who are actually just using the
> software?

Probably.  It's kind of a historical thing that for a long time the
two groups were strongly correlated, but this is changing so maybe Tom
can be prodded to split up the mailing list.

> I can't read 200 messages a day to keep up with what's going on, and
> since I'm not doing development on tla, most of the messages don't
> relate. But I do use tla, and if I have a question, or if someone else
> has a question that I know the answer to, then I'd like to be able to
> participate.

See above.

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