Listing our current forces

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Fri Nov 21 17:59:36 UTC 2014

On Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:43:49 +0000
Steve Dodier-Lazaro <sidi at> wrote:

> Hey Mukundan,
> This is a very good idea. In fact, I was thinking we should either get
> the downstreams (Xubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Arch, FreeBSD, Slackware
> seem the most common) to have official reps who commit to our dev ML
> and ensure communication flows down, or we could have an announce-only
> mailing list that posts down to the dev MLs and accounts of all
> downstreams, so we can contact them quickly for emergencies, important
> announces and security announcements.

Well, I suspect most of the downstream maintainers are already on the
upstream dev list. I know I am. ;) 

So, it would make sense to just post there and expect downstreams to

> Either way works, the second one is maybe more accountable and
> maintainable, and the first one more prone to triggering interactions.

I prefer just using the upstream list for that, but open to
whatever. ;) 

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