[Mageia-sysadm] perl team alias?

D.Morgan dmorganec at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 00:58:59 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> wrote:
> Le dimanche 14 août 2011 à 14:15 +0200, Jerome Quelin a écrit :
>> hi,
>> up till now, i was the only one taking care of the perl stack within
>> mageia. however, kharec is joining me in this effort, and i have a
>> padawan interested to help perl packaging in mageia.
>> to that end, i was wondering whether it'd be possible to have an alias
>> such as perl at xxx.mageia.org - or whatever scheme you want, i don't
>> really care. this would allow to assign perl bugs to this alias when
>> triaging them. or add this alias as cc: to make sure the perl team is
>> aware of them.
>> i don't want a mailing list, since dev questions, comments and other
>> should go to -dev.  however, if you have another solution to provide,
>> let me know!
> While I would not be against creating sub team ( because that's what it
> is ), I would rather have people first think to the various governance
> issues and problem before proposing a technical solution.
> Aliases are obscure per definition, and assigning something to a aliases
> would mean that most people would not know who is in CC ( especially
> with regards to our privacy policy ).
> We do need to decide who decide a new aliases should be given, and what
> it entails ( ie, what would perl take in account ? all perl modules ?
> all perl software ? ). And who decide who goes in the aliases/team.
> This would also have a impact on the maintainer db at various level,
> technical and organisational, etc.
> To me, the answer would still be to have auto assignement of CC based on
> maint db + a subscription database, but so far, no one coded it.
> --
> Michael Scherer

what about creating  perl at team.mageia.org as a ML but with only some
emails allowed to mail to it  ( like the bugzila, ... )

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