[lsb-discuss] LANANA (was Re: RPM decision process)

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Apr 16 22:14:45 PDT 2008

Dan Kohn wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 12:45 PM, R P Herrold <herrold at owlriver.com> wrote:
>>      https://lists.linux-foundation.org/pipermail/lsb-discuss/2008-January/004515.html
>>  ----------------- quote
>>  Russ: LANANA?  Dan: we engaged them, got some responses; need
>>  to update.  What do people want?  Proposed that the LF
>>  administer, the original people set policy.  Russ:
>>  responsiveness is the major issue, bug open for a year and a
>>  half.  No visibility; no tracker, no way to know that they're
>>  being listened to.  Dan: possible political issues.  Jeff: had
>>  suggested a mailing list, seemed acceptable, never got done.
>>  ----------------- quote ends
> We have an offer to Peter Anvin, the current LANANA, to take over
> administration of the namespace.  He's agreed in principle a few weeks
> ago, but we're waiting for his follow-up to move the content over to
> the Linux Foundation wiki and an LF mailing list.

I'm travelling this week, but go ahead and set anything you need to set 
up at your end for the LSB namespace registry.  The one that has 
potential complexity is the device namespace registry; we can worry 
about that one when I get some time to breathe.


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