Re: [dev] Does suckless need a separate list for general discussion?

From: Hiltjo Posthuma <>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:43:17 +0100

On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 12:56 AM, Dimitris Papastamos <> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:23:03PM +0000, Nick wrote:
>> Quoth Charlie Kester:
> The hackers list is not interesting for reviewing patches per se because
> at that point they have already been applied.
> It is mostly for providing clarification to other suckless contributors.
> The general argument is that dev_AT_ is a relatively low volume list and
> having a separate list does not seem to be fruitful.
> I'd personally prefer to have a low volume list full of patches that are
> yet to be merged than a list intermixed with random _non-technical_ discussion
> about compilers, distros, tmux vs dvtm and other such mostly boring stuff.

I agree with this. It's no problem if the list might be low-traffic if
it reduces noise and improves the quality of development and the life
of the developers.
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