[llvm-dev] Suggestion to Stop Cross Posting Discussions

Chris Lattner via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jul 11 16:33:44 PDT 2016

> On Jul 11, 2016, at 1:10 AM, David Chisnall <David.Chisnall at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 9 Jul 2016, at 03:55, Chandler Carruth via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> I think having yet another mailing list is a dramatically worse solution than simply fixing our mailing list system to allow subscribers to any of the lists post to all of the lists.
> I believe that allowing cross-posting would only solve half of the problem.  We have two issues:
> - Some discussions don’t have a single well-defined home.
> - Some members of the wider community don’t subscribe to any of the lists because they’re too high-traffic and so miss out on things that are relevant to them

I think the third issue is the largest, which is that the current situation is a huge pain for mailing list moderators.  I did this for years and know the pain very well.


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