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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: make linux-mediatek list remarks consistent
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On 14/09/2020 16:12, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-09-14 at 16:01 +0200, Lukas Bulwahn wrote:
>>>> I am not subscribed to linux-mediatek. When I sent an email to the list,
>>>> it showed up really seconds later in the lore.kernel.org of the
>>>> linux-mediatek public-inbox repository. So, either it was delivered
>>>> quickly as it is not moderated or my check with lore.kernel.org is wrong,
>>>> e.g., mails show up in the lore.kernel.org archive, even they were not
>>>> yet permitted on the actual list.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I'm the moderator and I get requests to moderate emails. I suppose I added you
>>> to the accepted list because of earlier emails you send.
>>>
>>
>> Okay, I see. I did send some clean-up patch in the past, but I completely
>> forgot that, but my mailbox did not forget. So, now it is clear to me why
>> that mail showed up so quickly.
>>
>> Thanks for the explanation.
>
> AFAICT the linux-mediatek list isn't configured to automatically
> moderate messages from non-subscribers. Its generic_nonmember_action
> setting is 'Accept'. That is the default setting for lists on
> infradead.org and I strongly encourage list maintainers to leave it
> that way.

Ok, thanks for clarification. I never bothered too much with all the
configuration option of the list. :|

>
> Lukas, I don't see your address in the allowlist either.

I tried to find that in the web interface, but wasn't able to find the list.

Regards,
Matthias

>
> There are other reasons why some messages get might trapped for
> moderation — the message size, number of recipients, spam score, etc.
>
> The mere fact that *some* messages are moderated does not mean that the
> list is "moderated for non-subscribers" in the sense that the
> MAINTAINERS file lists.
>
>> Bjorn, with that confirmation and Reviewed-by from Matthias, could you
>> please pick this patch?
>
> I think we should be fixing the ones that *do* say it's moderated for
> non-subscribers, not the one that correctly didn't :)
>

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