new mailing list for other distros?

pgf at pgf at
Wed Feb 18 09:06:55 EST 2009

david at wrote:
 > On Wed, 18 Feb 2009, quozl at wrote:
 > > On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 04:14:05PM +0800, Carlos Nazareno wrote:
 > >>> I will have my two XO's there, I will try to have them running different
 > >>> flavors of DebXO (from USB sticks if nothing else, but quite possibly from
 > >>> the NAND), since the future direction is to have them run relativly
 > >>> standard distros, having examples of the different distros would be nice.
 > >>
 > >> Would it be good to create a new separate mailman developer list for
 > >> non XO OS (Fedora + Sugar) other linux distro ports? (debxo, ubuntu
 > >> xo, fedora xo etc) And then keep devel for main XO OS to avoid
 > >> clutter?
 > >
 > > I disagree.  There is no clutter now, and concentrating all the XO
 > > hardware related discussions here is very valuable.  Splitting by
 > > distribution would halt collaboration.
 > I'd go further and say that things are already too fragmented. the fact 
 > that the DebXO maintainer didn't know that much of the discussion that he 
 > needed to know about had migrated to a fedora mailing list is not a good 
 > sign.

i'm unaware of that particular case, but i agree completely on this
point.   it would be far far better to eliminate lists than create
new ones at this point.

 paul fox, pgf at

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