[llvm-dev] Suggestion to Stop Cross Posting Discussions
Matthias Braun via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jul 5 16:31:21 PDT 2016
> On Jul 5, 2016, at 4:23 PM, C Bergström via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 6:05 AM, Martin J. O'Riordan via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org <mailto:llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>> wrote:
> For ISO C++ we long ago created an 'all' list for topics that were organisational and not technically specific to an aspect of the Standard such as Library, or Core, or Extensions, etc.. For the most part I think that since the early 1990s when these lists started, the 'all' reflector/distribution-list has worked really well. I still get all the ISO C++ mailings, and the signal to noise ratio is pretty good in this regard.
> For topics such as GIT versus SVN hosting, or code of conduct, and such like (even social events!); the use of a separate list is well justified and means that we can automatically filter and manage our emails in a more useful way.
> Hal's 'community' suggestion is essentially the same thing as the ISO C++ 'all' list, and it has worked really well over the years and I'd definitely favour that approach.
> I'm tired of all the stupid/bikeshed OT non-developer discussions that happen on what imnsho should be a *development ONLY* list.
I don't have a good suggestion to avoid the bikeshed discussion, but it is not off topic: git/svn is used by every active llvm developer on a day to day basis!
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