[linux-dvb] Cross-posting linux-media, linux-dvb etc

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Fri Jan 16 18:59:12 CET 2009


On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 18:13:26 +0100
Lars Hanisch <dvb at cinnamon-sage.de> wrote:

> Mike Isely wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Jan 2009, Hans Verkuil wrote:
> > 
> >> On Friday 16 January 2009 15:48:45 Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> >>> Hi Mauro,
> >>>
> >>> Since the creation of linux-media at vger.kernel.org I'm seeing lots of
> >>> cross-postings between linux-dvb, linux-media and video4linux. This
> >>> is a little bit annoying if you are subscribed to all of those lists.
> >>>
> >>> Worse is, that some people only send requests to linux-media. Like
> >>> that linux-dvb-only subscribers can't help...
> >>>
> >>> Why not closing linux-dvb (and video4linux) and transferring the
> >>> currently subscribed users to linux-media automatically?
> >> I agree with Patrick. I suggest a daily automatic posting to linux-dvb 
> >> and video4linux telling people that on February 1st these lists 
> >> disappear and that they should use linux-media instead. Then they can 
> >> be closed down at the end of the month. I definitely wouldn't wait any 
> >> longer since it is rather messy right now. One month transition period 
> >> seems reasonable to me.
> >>
> > 
> > Amen to that.  I've been telling people to go over to linux-media, but 
> > old habits are hard to break.  It's time to actually make a clean break 
> > from the old lists.
> 
>   +1 from me
> 
>   Although I'm not an active developer (I'm just an interested user), 
> reading the lists at the moment is hard...

Instead of just removing the ML, maybe the better is to change the reply to to
linux-media and send an autoreply message to the sender.
> 
> Lars.
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Cheers,
Mauro



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