X.Org mailing lists on x.org website are very nonconventional and irritating

Leon Shiman leon at magic.shiman.com
Tue Oct 19 06:49:10 PDT 2004

on Tue, 19 Oct 2004 15:14:56 +0200 (IST) Ely Levy wrote: 
>seems that everyone agree about it?
>what is missing then?
>why not set up new mailing list on fd.o and worry about archives later on?

RE your comments, and those of Eric Anholt and Mark Harris. 

The X.Org lists are more than an archive. They are being rebuilt. We've 
known they needed updating. Sorry it's taken this long...


>Ely Levy
>System group
>Hebrew University
>Jerusalem Israel
>On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Eric Anholt wrote:
>> On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 15:17, Mike A. Harris wrote:
>> > I just attempted to subscribe to the xorg_arch at x.org mailing list, 
>> > I was previously subscribed to this year, and while going through the
>> > procedure on the website I found it incredibly non-helpful.
>> ... (lots of ranting about the insanity of the current x.org mailing
>> list setup)
>> > Please take an hour to install GNU mailman and convert these lists
>> > over to it, or please move them to freedesktop.org where the
>> > infrastructure already exists.
>> I know I've been complained to by FreeBSD people about the terrible
>> x.org mailing list system, and I've complained about it myself.  It
>> would be very nice to see this fixed.
>> --
>> Eric Anholt                                eta at lclark.edu
>> http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/         anholt at FreeBSD.org
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