On 07/04/2011 08:08 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> hi guys,
> We are getting ready to put the 6.0/updates into place. The prep work
> brought up a question that needs addressing.
> There are quite a few different tools that seem to scrape the
> centos-announce output in order to get update metadata; therefore should
> we announce every update since the 6.0 release date upstream ? we might
> be looking at around 5 million emails being generated outbound...
> if not, what are the other options / ideas ?
> - KB
If people know it's coming, and if it comes in a flood, then concerned
people can write a filter to redirect the flood to their trash.
Personally, I am a fan of too much info when the alternative is risking
important data being missed. Just pre-define a date and time that the
flood will start. Perhaps tell people to watch for a particular subject
string that will indicate when the flood is complete.
[ CentOS-devel ] == Flood Start ==
[ CentOS-devel ] == Flood End ==
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