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From: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
Subject: lei-managed pseudo mailing lists
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 12:44:54 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210426164454.5zd5kgugfhfwfkpo@nitro.local> (raw)


One of the services I think would be interesting to provide is ability for
people to subscribe to "curated saved searches". For example, a kernel
subsystem maintainer can define a set of query parameters (a thread mentions
these files/functions/terms, etc), and allow others to follow this saved
search either by defining it as a remote source for their own lei command, or
by subscribing to it as they would to any regular mailing list.

The latter is specifically something I think would be of interest to kernel
folks, so I envision that we'd have something like the following:

- a maintainer publishes a configuration file we can pass to lei
- our backend lei process uses all of sources to create and
  continuously update a new public-inbox repository with matching search
- we set up a mlmmj list that doesn't receive any direct mail but is only fed
  from saved search results; people can subscribe/unsubscribe as they would
  with any other mlmmj list

Any particular reason this wouldn't work?


             reply	other threads:[~2021-04-26 16:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-26 16:44 Konstantin Ryabitsev [this message]
2021-04-26 17:37 ` Eric Wong
2021-04-26 18:20   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-04-26 18:47     ` Eric Wong
2021-04-26 19:46       ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-04-26 20:34         ` Eric Wong

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