OpenJDK Governing Board Minutes: 20011/4/21
simon at webmink.com
Thu May 5 22:25:27 UTC 2011
On 5 May 2011, at 23:18, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> On 5 May 2011 22:16, <hwadechandler-openjdk at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Mario Torre <neugens at limasoftware.net>
>>> To: Simon Phipps <simon at webmink.com>
>>> Cc: discuss at openjdk.java.net; gb-discuss at openjdk.java.net
>>> Sent: Fri, April 29, 2011 1:26:36 PM
>>> Subject: Re: OpenJDK Governing Board Minutes: 20011/4/21
>>>> Given we are discussing governance I suggest we drop discuss@ instead. My
>>> comments only appear there, for example.
>>> No please, this is an important topic, valid for discuss, not just
>>> specific to gb (besides, I don't want to subscribe to the new mailing
>>> list in the middle of a thread :).
>> I think a whole new list for a governance board is silly anyways. Too many
>> mailing list are just an annoyance. The governance board of NetBeans uses the
>> nbdiscuss list which is the NetBeans Discuss list and that works out well. No
>> separate list needed. Then everything discussing the project is done in one
>> simple place.
>> Nothing the governance board is going to discuss is not going to be about
>> discussing the project. Thus, I don't understand the need for such a list.
>> Again, just annoying.
>> Wade Chandler
>> Software Engineer and Developer
>> NetBeans Dream Team Member and Contributor
> I completely agree. There are way too many lists and the only benefit
> of this list is it allows Oracle to hide material they don't want
> everyone to see.
Personally I am happy to restrict my conspiracy theories just to the places where there are probably conspiracies. Mailing list hierarchy abuse seems the very least of our problems here.
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