Tobias Roth roth at
Thu Mar 16 19:07:58 UTC 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 01:21:17PM -0500, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> > I have submitted the following PR a couple of days ago.
> Thanks.
> >
> > No commiter has stepped forward to take care of the matter.
> A couple of days is not too long...
> > Thus I'm now sending the patches to the mailing list in hope that somebody
> > might step up to commit them.
> NEVER do this again. Sending a *link* to the PR, which includes your patches, 
> is perfectly sufficient. There is NO NEED WHATSOEVER to spam hundreds of 
> mailboxes with your patches -- at the most 3 or 5 people would have any 
> interest in them.
> This stupid sending of copies (values) instead of references is a menace of 
> modern software :-( ...

So your suggestion is that mailing lists should only send out links to
archived copies instead of sending the actual messages?

greets, Tobias

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