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SubjectLarge Patch Series in Email (was Re: [PATCH 0000/0117] Staging: hv: Driver cleanup)
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On Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:47:04 -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:

> Subject: [PATCH 0000/0117] Staging: hv: Driver cleanup

Now, admittedly, I'm a nobody.

However, when I had a patch series of considerable size, I noted
that Documentation/SubmittingPatches has stated the following
since 2006:

If you cannot condense your patch set into a smaller set
of patches, then only post say 15 or so at a time and wait
for review and integration.

...

Do not send more than 15 patches at once to the vger
mailing lists!!!

and, accordingly, I went to the trouble of setting up a GitHub
account to host a repo from which I could issue *one* single
PULL request email; I get a little miffed every time my
inbox gets blasted with hundreds of patches when others don't
do similarly.

Surely Microsoft can host a public repo for you (and anybody
else, for that matter).

Sincerely,
Michael Witten


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