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

Giancarlo Razzolini grazzolini at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 5 23:12:57 UTC 2020

Em janeiro 5, 2020 19:25 Allan McRae via arch-dev-public escreveu:
> 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.

Hi Allan,

I think you're overreacting (again) for something that's not properly coded anywhere.
And, the last time this was discussed, I have talked about cases of news that couldn't
be brought on a-d-p for discussion. We have other places to discuss those (staff@), but
still, until we have *clear* guidelines about this, let's not rush to implement anything.

I have proposed a news entry regarding zstd, Robin did the statistics and we've discussed this
for 2 days on #archlinux-tu. If you're looking for somebody to blame, look no further. Take away
my news posting rights (you'll have to also take away my archweb admin rights in this case).

And let's properly codify this ok? Because it's not codified anywhere. I could've asked Robin
to send an email to a-d-p, but most of the work we've done on the draft was on a pad. This was
reviewed by quite a few people. I asked Robin to do it, because since they pushed zstd, they
should've also be the ones doing the news entry. But I would do it myself this week, if they

Giancarlo Razzolini
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