Removing devel@ or staying on-topic

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Mon Oct 27 14:13:54 CET 2008

Am Monday 27 October 2008 13:13:12 schrieb Nicola Mfb:
> 2008/10/27 Michael 'Mickey' Lauer <mickey at>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm usually for adding more lists rather than removing, but as a matter
> > of fact, the devel mailing list is hardly used and on the community list
> > there are lots of development related postings.
> >
> > Should we remove devel completely or should we try harder to stay on
> > topic?
> Actually the developer/user distinction is not so clear. Openmoko is still
> in a brainstorming/developing/hack phase, and due to lack of gui settings
> frontend the "normal" user has to document itself and to use ssh.
> When the software stack will be complete it will be easy to define this
> better.


> In the while we may try harder to stay in topic when possible with a bit of
> temporary tolerance.

Good plan.

If anyone wants, feel free to join me with trying to make this more clear to 
newcomers by adding notes like "(this thread would be more appropriate on the 
devel- list)" or so.

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