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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] get_maintainer.pl: Add support for moderated lists
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    On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 16:02 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:06:45 +0100
    > Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at> wrote:
    >
    > > Am 29.02.2012 20:58, schrieb Joe Perches:
    > > > <shrug> From my perspective, it's correct and simple.
    > > >
    > > > Moderated lists just means your email may get delayed
    > > > and you may get a "delayed due to moderation" email.
    > >
    > > Most moderated lists are "moderated" by nobody and the patch
    > > goes to /dev/null.
    >
    > That's a big problem - we don't want people to send their fixes and bug
    > reports into black holes.
    >
    > So yes, I think that teaching get_maintainer to emit black hole
    > warnings is a good idea.
    >
    > Problem is, I don't think the string "moderated" explains the situation
    > very well for the uninitiated :(

    It's also false. Most moderated lists in MAINTAINERS
    (and I've probably send patches to most of them) are
    in fact moderated.

    My patches generally show up in their list archives.



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