[coreboot] Moving gerrit to an separate mailing list
anton.kochkov at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 20:40:47 CEST 2012
Yes, I agree that it can help search important messages, without tons of
On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Oliver Schinagl <oliver at schinagl.nl>wrote:
> As a lurker, mostly anyway, I wholeheartedly agree. And I think for the
> 'you can set up a filter' group, I think the opposite is true. You can just
> setup a filter for the gerrit mails to put mails into the same directory I
> suppose too :)
> On 08/08/12 23:28, Alex G. wrote:
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>> I've brought this up today on IRC. My main argument is that the
>> coreboot mailing list should be a place for discussion, for newcomers
>> asking for help, talking about the future of the project, etc.
>> Definitely more for discussion and less for patch review.
>> We have gerrit for patch review. Some (actually, a lot) of people
>> prefer to do their reviews by replying to the gerrit emails. It's
>> awesome to have this option. The more the merrier, right? Right.
>> Back in the days -- I mean waaaay back, think patchwork and svn --
>> doing patch review on the list, with some deficiencies, worked fine.
>> We switched to git and gerrit. We eventually got to the problem that
>> gerrit traffic accounts for most of the traffic on the mailing list.
>> It makes the list irritatingly clobbered for some people, to the point
>> they just stop using it.
>> The argument from the "I like gerrit in the mailinglist" camp is
>> "setting up your own filter to keep out gerrit message is easy". We
>> can't really force people to do this. They (myself included) would
>> rather stoThp using the mailing list.
>> All I've said and refuted above are arguments and rants we like to use
>> to tease each other. I strongly believe that it makes sense, now more
>> than ever, to separate development and discussion traffic into two
>> separate lists. I hope you all agree.
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