[Mono-list] Re: mono-hackers --> mono-devel-list

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
01 Feb 2003 18:57:05 -0500


> I am very aware that this is the solution you offer, but that does not answer 
> the question ... _why_?  Why do you want a developer mailing list with only 
> one subscriber while everyone else uses mono-hackers for development 
> discussion?  Why not just create an *open* mono development mailing list 
> which everyone can use to discuss mono's technical development and create a 
> different mailing list for Ximian's secrets?  This way mono can be developed 
> with the benefit of full community participation.

I think you are miss-understanding.  What I want is every person in
mono-hackers to be automatically part of mono-devel (this can be
achieved with subscribing mono-hackers to it), but to allow posting to
it, I need the mailing list software to have a 'allows posters from X
list to post to this list'.

The above is important, so I do not have to maintain the membership of

> It is not a matter of what *I* use to discuss mono development if everyone 
> else is using mono-hackers.  Why on earth would I want to join a mailing list 
> where I am the only subscriber?

You are confused.  I hope my explanation above would clarify things.