[arch-dev-public] Restricting ability to post news items

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 5 22:25:10 UTC 2020

On 6/1/20 8:17 am, Morten Linderud via arch-dev-public wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 05, 2020 at 11:10:17PM +0100, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
>> On 05/01/2020 23.04, Morten Linderud via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 06, 2020 at 07:53:21AM +1000, Allan McRae via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>>> Following the roll out of the base metapackage, and its poorly written
>>>> news post, we agreed that all new posts should have a draft posted to
>>>> arch-dev-public.
>>> Wait, where was this agreed? I heard something about all drafts should be headed
>>> for arch-dev, but this hasn't been announced nor discussed anywhere.
>>> Are the TUs missing from the loop here?
>> If you look at the non-trivial news items, you can easily correlate them
>> with drafts posted to arch-dev-public.
> You are writing about non-trivial news items, but Allan is writing explicitly
> about *all* news items. There is a disconnect here, I'm not sure what has been
> decided.

Read the original message and not the partial quote that you made.  I
explicitly said there was an exception for --overwrite type posts.

But any restriction being made on posting due to not posting drafts to
the list would be complete.


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