OpenSSL project is considering to close this mailing list
tomas at openssl.org
Mon Mar 20 07:04:42 UTC 2023
On Sun, 2023-03-19 at 18:06 -0400, Dennis Clarke via openssl-users
> On 3/19/23 17:20, Tim Hudson wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 4:10 PM Dr. Matthias St. Pierre via
> > openssl-users <
> > openssl-users at openssl.org> wrote:
> > > Reading through the replies it seems obvious that the response is
> > > an
> > > unanimous "No, please don't do it!!"
> > >
> > It is to be entirely expected that those who are on a mailing list
> > and feel
> > impacted if it closes are the ones that would respond - that was
> > pretty
> > much the question - asking for those who would feel impacted.
> > Right now it is sitting at about 20-30 people who have responded.
> > That is a
> > small set of feedback (given the size of the list) and the details
> > in the
> > feedback need to be looked at and responded to.
> This entire thread of discussion feels like some marketing people sat
> down and made the unilateral decision to just close the maillist for
> ordinary users such as myself. No amount of discussion will mean
> anything as there is no vote and no decison process that involves the
> actual people affected. This is not a "community" process. It is
> just a
> business move.
No, the decision is not made. And the feedback from this mailing list
thread is definitely something that will affect my position when/if
there is a decision to be made. I assume other people in the working
group that proposed to ask the question to gather responses to help the
decision process will also consider the feedback given so far.
Tomáš Mráz, OpenSSL
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