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Re: [Qemu-trivial] Cc'ing emails [was: [PATCH] dump.c: Fix memory leak i

From: Chen Gang
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] Cc'ing emails [was: [PATCH] dump.c: Fix memory leak issue in cleanup processing for dump_init()]
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:13:25 +0800
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On 08/04/2014 03:59 PM, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> Please stop Cc'ing me emails sent to, at least, address@hidden

OK, next, I shall notice about it: "stop Cc to you and to 'qemu-trivial'
(although for me, I still feel my patch is related with 'qemu-trivial').

> I'm about to filter personal emails which are also sent to
> some mailinglists I receive.  I'd not do that, because this is
> a good practice to Cc someone like that for various really
> important or urgent emails, and if I to apply such a filter,
> these urgent emails will be filtered too, obviously.

For me, can use multiple emails, e.g: one for open mailing list, one for
personal, and one for company wide work.

> I'm not sure how people treat these cases or deal with them.
> We are subscribed to, in particular, qemu-devel@, and active
> maintainers look there too, so receive more than one copy of
> many emails.

For me, I guess so (they will receive redundant emails)

> It is becoming worse.  With get_maintainer.pl pulling addresses
> of people who made changes or commits to files by default,
> contributing to the project becomes a bit dangerous.  Because
> as a result, once you fix something, you're essentially being
> subscribed to a spam list, because other contributors start
> Ccing you for the patches with which you have absolutely nothing
> to do, and if a discussion emerges, you can't opt out of it
> anymore (especially for patches which raise hot discussions).
> So I'd rather think twice before contributing anything...

For some members (e.g. me), may use one email for open mailing list, but
use another email for apply patch, so Cc to them will let them notice
about soon.

By the way, in honest, as a gmail member, I almost do not check my email
in open mailing list, but always check personal mail which for sending

Chen Gang

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