[coreboot] [RFC] Mailing list and IRC split

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Jun 24 15:24:53 CEST 2009

On 24.06.2009 15:03, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 12:50:01PM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> One issue to solve is how we want to handle flashrom success/failure
>> reports sent to flashrom at coreboot.org. Right now they end up on an
>> unmoderated private list. After the change, they'd get a message that
>> the list is moderated.
> Fine with me. As discussed in the past I think it's crucial that this stuff
> is public (and no, I don't give a shit about spam. I also don't think
> any users who are willing to send reports will refrain from doing so
> just because their email may become public that way).


> Maybe there could be a filter like "the mail has to start with [flashrom]
> otherwise it'll be moderated" or so? Can this be done with stock mailman?
> Those mails would go in unmoderated, all others be moderated.

No idea. If the mailman moderation messages could be changed to include
a "confirm" link besides the "cancel" link, that should already combat
most of the spam and still allow fast posting.

>> The suggested way forward is outlined below:
>> 1. Register #flashrom on irc.freenode.net (done)
> 1.5: Document it on the flashrom page and on coreboot.org/IRC.

Done. What do you think?



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