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From: Eric Wong <>
To: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] TODO: notes about v2 format for giant archives
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 17:08:48 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180208170848.GC30815@starla> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Konstantin Ryabitsev <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 03:09:51AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > The other thing is I think we can support is subsystem lists
> > ({netdev,fsdevel,stable}@vger) in the SAME git repo(s) with a
> > different head for each list.  That could make subsystem lists
> > cheaper to archive since there's a lot of overlap with the main
> > list.
> Hmm... that's a pretty cool idea, but I wonder if people would find it
> annoying to have to pull all the lkml-related objects if all they care
> about are messages from, say, netdev. For archiving purposes I think it
> would be great, but I'm less sure about UX impacts.

Good point.  It would be great from a the perspective of
somebody who wants to read and store all the mail; but it
might also be bad for people who only want a list subset.
Wouldn't be good for pack reuse on the server side, either.

      reply	other threads:[~2018-02-08 17:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-16 22:36 Eric Wong
2018-02-08  3:09 ` Eric Wong
2018-02-08  4:05   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2018-02-08 17:08     ` Eric Wong [this message]

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