mailing list vs github
tomas at openssl.org
Tue Mar 28 13:56:54 UTC 2023
We already get many user questions in form of issues (not PRs) on GH.
You can subscribe separately to issues only not PRs but it would still
be quite higher traffic than what you receive from this list.
On Tue, 2023-03-28 at 13:35 +0000, Kenneth Goldman wrote:
> In that case, yet another reason not to discontinue the mailing list.
> The average new user wants to see Q & A about use of OpenSSL. If
> get flooded with 100's of emails per day about development patches,
> it becomes impractical.
> I also don't imagine that the developers want to see a PR
> filed every time someone has a trivial question.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tomas Mraz <tomas at openssl.org>
> > Currently, it is not possible. If we switched the questions,
> > feature or
> > general
> > discussions to use the GH discussions, it would be possible.
> > Tomas Mraz, OpenSSL
> > On Tue, 2023-03-28 at 12:05 +0000, Kenneth Goldman wrote:
> > > Someone suggested that I subscribe to github because the mailing
> > > list
> > > might disappear.
> > > However, when I subscribed, I'm getting all the development
> > > mailing
> > > list alerts, apparently hundreds per day,. Can I subscribe to
> > > just
> > > discussions and not development?
Tomáš Mráz, OpenSSL
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