[Centos-docs] Request: Page about other lists/ info sources

Daniel de Kok danieldk at pobox.com
Fri Nov 24 10:58:16 UTC 2006

On Fri, 24 Nov 2006, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> its a sort of catch-22 situation, should we just not talk about the upstream 
> projects or link to them because of this issue ? Maybe we can have a little 
> bit of info about this 'gotcha' and list the project pages / mailing lists / 
> support forums ?
> I am not saying that we should go ahead and create these pages to link all 
> over the place, but what I am saying is - do we need to have a conversation 
> about this sometime soon and see what can / if anything - be done.

Hmmm, I think one of the advantages of using CentOS is its helpful 
community. Besides the issues that were mentioned, do we really want to 
send people to other lists if we can "build knowledge" on the CentOS 
lists? By keeping things on the CentOS lists we'll gain topical experts, 
who can also be asked to write/maintain documentation in the Wiki.

If centos@ gets to overloaded, I'd rather vote for having, say 
centos-virtualization@ and centos-db@ lists. In that manner we won't 
bother upstream to much with questions that are CentOS or 
version-specific, and we can grow and keep expertise in the community.

-- Daniel

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