[CentOS] new list proposal

Christopher Chan christopher at ias.com.hk
Wed Oct 15 23:54:35 UTC 2008

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> One thing that we are often blamed for is trying to stifle conversations 
> and to discourage people from commenting / contributing / encouraging 
> conversations. And that cant be further from the truth, really. We are 
> all pro-community ( and when I say we, I mean everyone - including the 
> contributors, developers, admins, users, abusers and hey upstream too ).
> However, one thing that does get in the way, often, and something that 
> we all feel creates a higher 'noise' ratio is conversations on this list 
> about semi-related stuff, but not something that directly contributes to 
> the general users of CentOS. Conversations that specifically address 
> four areas:
> - technologies
> - best practices
> - deployment strategies and tools
> - management strategies and tools

I don't know whether that will take off...has not it been tried outside 
centos.org by centos list members already?

> And to better cater to these conversations, as well as further encourage 
> such content, we'd like to propose creating a 'centos-tech' list.

They sound like 'general' stuff that lot.

> Over a period of time, we would like to see the CentOS list become a 
> more user help and distro specific list, with generic conversations 
> moving to the centos-tech list.

How about a centos-help list instead?

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