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Subject: Re: Where to post? Too many options?

Re: Where to post? Too many options?

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-08

post where you like, but i have a sneaking feeling the devs pay more
attention to this list than to the forum.
http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?action=unread will show all new
posts since your last login.

On 08/06/06, postmaster@diffenbach.org <postmaster@diffenbach.org> wrote:
> Where should I post, to the forum or to the mailing list?
>
> I've been posting to the rockbox-dev list with any general dev or
> build questions.
>
> Lately, I realized there's an online forum.
>
> Where should we be posting?
>
> I prefer the lists, mostly because I only need to monitor two: rockbox
> and rock-dev; I just look at what's new in my inbox and read any with
> interesting-to-me subjects.
>
> With the forum, there are several sub-fora. Is there a convenient way
> to see all new forum post, regardless of the sub-forum posted to?
>
> Having multiple options are great, but I'm worried with mailing list,
> fora, and irc, one risks either annoying people by posting the same
> thing multiple places, or having my posts never seen by users of the
> modalities I don't post to.
>
> On a related issue, it would be nice to get email notification of new
> patch-tracker topics (there's probably a setting for this that I need
> to figure out).
>
> And tailored notification of CVS modifications -- e.g., right now
> button.* and lcd*.* are of interest to me, but in the future other
> things will be my current focus -- would be nice.
>
> And wiki mod notification would be nice too.
>
> I'm rambling, but my point is, we're seeing a localized "explosion" of
> modalities and information, and I'd like some way to get something
> like an RSS feed or (better) email notification.
>
> This is probably a local symptom of a generalized info glut requiring
> a generalized solution, and no doubt the guy to come up with an answer
> will make a fortune. Is there a specific answer for rockbox, or a
> general answer?
>
Received on Thu Jun 8 03:27:24 2006


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