On Sun, Nov 29, 2020 at 8:54 AM Miro Hrončok <mhroncok@redhat.com> wrote:
On 11/28/20 9:30 PM, Paul Ganssle wrote:
> Considering the people involved and the nature of the list, I suspect that
> adding a new @python.org mailing list would be better than discourse. In my
> experience, it's very difficult to just follow a single topic on the discourse,
> and most people complain that the e-mail integration is not great. For something
> like, "Here's a head's up about something affecting distributors", I don't think
> Discourse offers much in the way of advantages.
> My guess is that distributors would be happiest with a relatively low-volume
> e-mail list that would point to discussions happening elsewhere (or that
> announces changes relevant to distributors).

I totally agree with that. Following a mailing list is simple. Following a
category on discuss.python.org not so much.

Then someone else will need to set that up as I don't manage new mailing lists anymore. 😁


I understand the argument that mailing lists are weird for new contributors
etc., but I guess that distributors need to know how to handle mailing lists
already anyway.

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