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On 2015-06-04, 7:48 AM, "Alexandre Montplaisir" <alexmonthy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

>
>
>On 2015-06-04 01:41 PM, Denis Roy wrote:
>> On 04/06/15 07:32 AM, Alexandre Montplaisir wrote:
>>>
>>> 2) Impossibility to post on the list without being registered. Adding
>>> this extra step may turn some users away from posting to the list.
>>>
>>> Of course the reason for this is probably due to reducing spam. But
>>> this could be solved with the following point:
>>>
>>> 3) Impossibility to moderate our own lists.
>>>
>>
>> We will gladly make you (and another member of your team, so that you
>> have backup) moderators of your list and turn off the subscription
>> requirement if you want.  As long as webmasters don't have to do the
>> moderation work.
>>
>> A bug to Eclipse Foundation > Community > Mailing Lists is all it takes.
>>
>> As for 1. yes, we prefer that the default reply-to be the list, not
>> the sender.
>>
>> Denis
>
>Hi Denis,
>
>Great! I'm happy to learn that projects can indeed moderate their own
>list! Me and my entourage were under the impression that this option was
>not available.
>
>I will look into this shortly then.

The cdt-dev mailing list has been around for a very long time, 14 years I
think, and it¹s never been moderated. Never saw the need and unmoderated
lists promote openness.

>
>
>I still don't agree about the Reply-To header (I had to add your address
>manually to this email for instance), but one step at a time :)

So does the default Reply-To header being the list. All discussions should
happen in the open by default, not private.

Doug.

>
>Thanks,
>Alexandre
>
>
>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 2015-06-03 03:28 PM, Mike Milinkovich wrote:
>>>> On 03/06/2015 9:22 AM, Jay Jay Billings wrote:
>>>>> We have three public mailing lists for ICE, but what if someone
>>>>> wants to just send something to an inbox and not join a list? We
>>>>> have found over the past few years that many users prefer a single
>>>>> project email instead of a public list. (Government types, you
>>>>> know. Most of the time we end up forwarding their letter to the
>>>>>list!)
>>>>>
>>>>> Alternatively, what if we want to CC an email address on all of our
>>>>> bug reports that is not a list but we all have access to? What if
>>>>> someone wants to email us a question that they don't feel like
>>>>> putting on a public list like "What can I do to use ICE in my
>>>>> proprietary project at company X?"
>>>>>
>>>>> Certainly we could just use my email address for these things, but
>>>>> that is not appealing for a variety of reasons. Ideally we could
>>>>> have a single project inbox that we could all monitor for these
>>>>> communication edge cases. So we created
>>>>> eclipse.ice.project@xxxxxxxxx
>>>>> <mailto:eclipse.ice.project@xxxxxxxxx> because we thought that we
>>>>> could only get mailing lists through the Foundation.
>>>>
>>>> Ah, now I understand. I personally dislike all those forms of
>>>> private communications, largely because they are almost always
>>>> completely unnecessary.
>>>>
>>>> I am sure that this is not a unique requirement to ICE. How do other
>>>> projects handle this?
>>>>
>>>> P.S. I do not understand the "...what if we want to CC an email
>>>> address on all of our bug reports that is not a list but we all have
>>>> access to..." use case. Why wouldn't you just use the mailing list
>>>> so the discussion is archived?
>>>>
>>>>
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