Making these lists default to reply to owner?

DJ Lucas dj at
Sun Sep 28 19:41:50 PDT 2003

Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> Hi:
> I am planning to make the patches and hints lists default to reply to 
> the original poster instead of the list. That way it is easier for the 
> maintainers to respond back that the patch/hint has been committed and 
> the authors don't have to watch out for commit messages. The only 
> disadvantage I see is that it would be difficult to start discussions on 
> these lists, but we always have lfs-dev and blfs-dev and most of the 
> discussions take place on those lists anyways.
> Any thoughts?

I kinda see this as icky.  There is a good chance that something 
important about a patch or some good information will not make it into 
the archives to be found again another day.  But Kevin's point also has 
merit, if were not supposed to be discussing patches here, then it's 
probably a good idea.  I just don't like the idea of discussions that 
tend to be usefull, not being archived.


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