[llvm-dev] Suggestion to Stop Cross Posting Discussions
Daniel Sanders via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jul 6 02:11:11 PDT 2016
+1. I have a similar setup but I only seem to end up with one copy for some reason. It's very confusing to read the end of the conversation on llvm-dev, the beginning on cfe-dev, and finally the middle on lldb-dev.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: llvm-dev [mailto:llvm-dev-bounces at lists.llvm.org] On Behalf Of Craig,
> Ben via llvm-dev
> Sent: 05 July 2016 20:05
> To: llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
> Subject: Re: [llvm-dev] Suggestion to Stop Cross Posting Discussions
> +1 to do something, whether that something is to mail only on llvm-dev,
> or to move those discussions to a 'community' or 'cross-project' list of
> some sort.
> I -am- subscribed to cfe-def and llvm-dev, and as a result, I get most
> of these messages twice. I also have mail rules to put cfe-dev email in
> one folder and llvm-dev email in another folder. When both mailing lists
> are involved, the discussions end up in my llvm-dev folder, but
> occasionally, someone will only reply on one of the lists. I then get
> to follow the discussion across folders, and that's no fun.
> On 7/5/2016 1:59 PM, Hal Finkel via llvm-dev wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "John Criswell via llvm-dev" <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>
> >> To: llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
> >> Sent: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:51:27 PM
> >> Subject: [llvm-dev] Suggestion to Stop Cross Posting Discussions
> >> Dear All,
> >> Within the past few months, there have been several discussions that
> >> relate to LLVM and its sub-projects (such as the discussions on
> >> moving
> >> to Git and the Code of Conduct). To ensure that these discussions
> >> reach
> >> all community members, people have been cross-posting these messages
> >> to
> >> llvmdev, cfe-dev, and every other -dev you can think of.
> >> This is becoming a headache for me (and possibly other mailing list
> >> admins) because replies are often sent to every list, but not all
> >> users
> >> are subscribed to every list. As a result, we're moderating messages
> >> for people because they're subscribed to llvm-dev but not openmp-dev,
> >> or
> >> they are on cfe-dev but not llvm-dev, etc.
> >> Can we keep these policy discussions on llvm-dev and just expect
> >> people
> >> to subscribe to llvm-dev if they want to particpate? Alternatively,
> >> could we create a new mailing list for these discussions?
> >> I'd rather spend time moderating first-poster posts and discarding
> >> SPAM
> >> than ensuring that all of you can post to all the lists.
> > Perhaps this is the easiest solution: Make it so that anyone subscribed to
> any of the -dev lists can post to all of them.
> > Alternatively, we could have a "community" list to which anyone
> subscribed to any of the -dev lists is automatically subscribed.
> > We have a lot of people who are subscribed, for example, to cfe-dev and
> not to llvm-dev, and I'm not sure that making them received backend-related
> messages just to catch community-wide discussions is reasonable.
> > -Hal
> >> Regards,
> >> John Criswell
> >> --
> >> John Criswell
> >> Assistant Professor
> >> Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester
> >> http://www.cs.rochester.edu/u/criswell
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