On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki@...> wrote:
> 2008/6/12 Keith Whitwell <keith@...>:
>> In reality, what has happened is that most of this has already
>> occurred -- whatever 3d driver-related traffic that hasn't been sucked
>> into IRC is now occurring on the Mesa lists.
> Right. I now rearranged DRI wiki's mailing list page
> http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/MailingLists by stating that fact. I
> also commented out the dri-announce mailing list which hadn't been
> used for 5+ years.
>> I actually think the current structure makes a lot of sense - if we
>> wanted a change, we could rename dri-devel to drm-devel, but it hardly
>> seems worthwhile.
> It'd be nice, but only if somehow automagic enough. Just documentation
> is mostly enough, too.
> What about the dri-users mailing list? From users point of view
> DRI/Mesa/DRM are mostly all the same (users want them all), and any
> "users" of DRM are likely to be halfway developers anyway. While DRI
> discussion has successfully migrated to mesa3d-dev list, users are
> currently randomly posting either mesa3d-users or dri-users and the
> discussion is not coherent. Could those two mailing lists be merged
> into mesa3d-users, or do you think that mentioning dri-users is
> (nowadays) for DRM discussion is enough to fix the problem from now
I think dri-users is certainly redundant now, likewise -announce. If
those could somehow get funneled into mesa-users or an appropriate
Xorg list, that would be fine with me...
> Regarding wikis, I also started reorganizing the front page
> http://dri.freedesktop.org/ a bit, including changing title to include
> Mesa, too. I still think that it could be the wiki for both Mesa and
> DRI, and that mesa3d.org could include a link to the wiki (or "DRI
> wiki" because of the current status) under eg. the "Resources" title
> instead of having the link to "DRI website" only in the bottom of the
> navigation. What do you think?
I'm also ok with this general concept.