OpenSSL project is considering to close this mailing list
David von Oheimb
it at von-Oheimb.de
Fri Mar 17 13:10:01 UTC 2023
I support keeping the mailing list because many people love this style
for good reasons,
such as a more complete overview, simple and more reliable long-term
simple offline reading and editing, and more technical and social
I appreciate also the pros of the online discussion mode because it is
(one can for instance place +1 etc. reactions on posts and fix older
texts in situ).
There is also more flexibility/convenience to selectively follow certain
threads or persons
with adjustable notifications by email etc.
I suggest, as far as possible, better combining the advantages of the
For instance, besides the usual GitHub "issues" and "pull requests"
have separate "questions" and "announcements" sections for more user-
(if not directly supported by GitHub, may resort to using suitable
Automatically feed the posts done there into the mailing list,
and maybe also the other way round.
On Fri, 2023-03-17 at 11:04 +0100, Tomas Mraz wrote:
> Hello all openssl-users mailing list contributors,
> as the focus of the OpenSSL users and developers community is now on
> the OpenSSL project GitHub page  we are considering closing this
> mailing list. We would like to move to using Issues  and Pull
> requests  in GitHub to discuss topics and ask questions related to
> using and developing OpenSSL in a single location as this provides
> better tracking and searching and we believe this will help us serve
> our community better.
> We would still keep the mailing list read-only so the archives of the
> discussions are not lost.
> We are seeking input on this potential change if you are currently
> actively contributing on openssl-users mailing list discussion and you
> believe such a change would substantially reduce your participation in
> the project.
>  https://github.com/openssl/openssl/
>  https://github.com/openssl/openssl/issues
>  https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pulls
> Kind regards,
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