[CentOS] CentOS-announce mailing list

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Sep 13 21:33:00 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 17:21 -0400, John Hinton wrote:
> Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> > Dominik Składanowski wrote:
> >   
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> does it true every CentOS mailing list subscriber gets a digests from  
> >> CentOS-announce mailing list?
> >>     
> >
> > Yes. The single announcements are posted to the announce-list only, the
> > digests are posted to the centos list also. There's been a big
> > discussion about that last year(?), IIRC.
> >
> > Ralph
> >   
> Yeah, but my vote to do it this way has become wrong. And it was 
> originally set this way nearly two years ago.. after a very lengthy 
> barrage of discussion. In the meantime, much has grown within the CentOS 
> community. There are now at least two more distros for different systems 
> along with 4.X being added... So that gives us 2.X, 3.X and 4.X in the 
> 4? various flavors. This can occasionally be 12 announcements for one 
> update... when 5 hits, 16. If I had my vote to do over, I'd vote for an 
> announce list for each distro and each system. And to rehash yet again 
> another thing... the subject line is so long that I need to expand by 
> mailreader to 1250 or so wide before I can read what the announcement 
> actually regards as in system and CentOS version....
> I'd vote for pure announce lists at this point... but, I'm so totally in 
> awe of all the work the CentOS team does which is of such huge benefit 
> to me, that I really hate to even say anything about this... But it is 
> time for me to start doing some filtering. Arghhh!
> And I promise to not say anything again, at least until 6 comes out. ;)

You do know that the announce list has topics, right?

You can pick CentOS 4 i386 and not see the other announce list
messages ...

Not sure what the problem is.

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