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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-25 11:43:05

At 09:15 AM 1/25/2004, David Abrahams wrote:
>Gennaro Prota <gennaro_prota_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 00:32:32 -0800, Thomas Witt <witt_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>Therefore I propose opening a dedicated mailinglist that handles review

>>>requests and formal reviews.
>> Or choose a standard tag (such as '[admin]') for these kinds of
>> things. This way users could simply set up a suitable mail filter.
>Thomas and I discussed both options (I think [review] would be a more
>appropriate tag). The thing I like about the mailing list is that
>review commentary has a value all its own, and it would be great to be
>able to search reviews separately. There'd be a GMane mirror of
>course. I also happen to think that the tag approach is more prone to
>unintentional errors of omission.

Either way is OK with me, but see below.

One other point; we currently have only a single person organizing the
reviews. Inevitable, that person gets busy, and things slip. This happened
when I scheduled review, and it is happening now with Thomas.

So I think we should consider spreading that responsibility among, say,
three or four people.

One advantage of a separate list would be that those three or four people
could be the list moderators. Say the list is named "boost-review". Then
mail to "boost-review-owner" could be used for coordination between review

Would that make sense?


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