[libvirt] [PATCH] Add docs about new mailing list

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Thu Jan 21 15:49:50 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:31:34AM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > * docs/contact.html.in: Document new users mailing list
> ...
> Sounds good.
> > +    <p>
> > +      Both mailing lists require that you <strong>subscribe before posting to the list</strong>,
> Since both lists are using listhelper,
>   http://savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/ListHelperAntiSpam
> it is now possible to remove the subscribe-before-posting requirement.
> If we remove it, that makes it easier for people to send their
> first post.  Now, that may not always be such a good thing ;-)
> but at least it won't result in spam.

  I would keep the lists subscriber oriented, amybe that could be
  removed for the -user one, but I think the status quo is fine.

> > +      otherwise your posting will be blocked by mailman. You can subscribe at the linked webpages
> > +      above.
> Perhaps say "delayed for manual approval" rather than blocked?

> > +    <p>
> > +      Patches with explanations and provided as attachments are really appreciated and should
> > +      be directed to the development mailing list will be discussed on the mailing list.
> >        If possible generate the patches by using <code>git diff</code> in a GIT
> >        clone.
> >      </p>
> Minor wording fix, and say we prefer "git format-patch", rather
> than "git diff" output, since the former can provide (we hope)
> a commit log and useful attribution, if/when we apply the patch,
> while "git diff" does not.
>     Patches with explanations and provided as attachments are really appreciated.
>     They should be sent to the development mailing list, and will be
>     discussed there.
>     If possible, generate the patches by using <code>git format-patch</code>
>     in a GIT clone.

  Okay I have made the 2 small changes and pushed the patch,


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