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Date:	Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:02:54 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <>
To:	Richard Weinberger <>
Cc:	Joe Perches <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add support for moderated lists

On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:06:45 +0100
Richard Weinberger <> wrote:

> Am 29.02.2012 20:58, schrieb Joe Perches:
> > <shrug>  From my perspective, it's correct and simple.
> > 
> > Moderated lists just means your email may get delayed
> > and you may get a "delayed due to moderation" email.
> Most moderated lists are "moderated" by nobody and the patch
> goes to /dev/null.

That's a big problem - we don't want people to send their fixes and bug
reports into black holes.

So yes, I think that teaching get_maintainer to emit black hole
warnings is a good idea.

Problem is, I don't think the string "moderated" explains the situation
very well for the uninitiated :(

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