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Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2020 06:55:28 -0800
From: Igor Seletskiy <>
Subject: Re: CoreOS leaving distros/linux-distros on May 26,
 handing off responsibilities

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On Tue, Mar 3, 2020 at 3:42 AM Benjamin Gilbert <>

> Hi all,
> Red Hat recently announced [1] that CoreOS Container Linux will reach
> end-of-life on May 26.  The Container Linux team will be leaving the
> distros lists on that date, and will need to hand off our maintenance
> responsibilities to other distros.  We're currently handling [2]:
> Administrative-1: Promptly review new issue reports for meeting the
> list's requirements and confirm receipt of the report and, when
> necessary, inform the reporter of any issues with their report (e.g.,
> obviously not actionable by the distros) and request and/or propose
> any required yet missing information (most notably, a tentative public
> disclosure date/time) - primary: CoreOS, backup: Oracle
> Administrative-2: If the proposed public disclosure date is not within
> list policy, insist on getting this corrected and propose a suitable
> earlier date - primary: CoreOS, backup: CloudLinux
> Administrative-6: If multiple issues are reported at once, see if any
> of them can reasonably be made public sooner than the rest, and if so
> help untangle them and stay on top of their disclosure process -
> primary: CoreOS, backup: CloudLinux
> Oracle isn't signed up for any other tasks, so it seems natural for
> them to move up to primary on #1.  In addition to being backup on #2
> and #6, CloudLinux is primary on Administrative-3 (evaluate if the
> issue is already public).  In my experience it makes sense to handle
> #1 and #2 together, so: Oracle, would you be willing to take primary
> on #1 and #2, and CloudLinux, what would you think of moving up to
> primary on #6?
> It'd also be good to get volunteers for the backup slots.  Any takers?
> We plan to continue executing our current responsibilities until May
> 26, but if other distros want to take over our roles sooner for ease
> of bookkeeping, we're open to that.
> Best,
> --Benjamin Gilbert
> [1]:
> [2]:

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