A new list will be created for (2) and existing contributors will be
asked to subscribe to that new list
He said nothing about point 1. I assumed that openstack-operators is
one of the place for discussions around usage, deployment and such
(another place for that is the forum).
It seems to me there there is consensus to keep openstack-operators and
forums running therefore I'll ask Todd to review the
openstack.org/community pages (and the top navigation bar) in order to
make these landing destinations more prominent.