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

Mike Isely isely at isely.net
Fri Jan 16 16:04:37 CET 2009

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.



Mike Isely
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