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Date:   Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:40:39 +0100 (CET)
From:   Julia Lawall <>
To:     Joe Perches <>
cc:     Julia Lawall <>,
        Narcisa Ana Maria Vasile <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [Outreachy kernel] [PATCH] staging: bcm2835-audio: Fixed spacing
 around '&'

On Sun, 26 Feb 2017, Joe Perches wrote:

> On Sun, 2017-02-26 at 19:59 +0100, Julia Lawall wrote:
> > On Sun, 26 Feb 2017, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > Mailing lists _should_ be copied on patch submissions.
> >
> > The idea of outreachy is that it should be a place for people to get
> > started without too much criticism from the outside.  Originally, only the
> > outreachy mailing list received patches.  But staging maintainers were
> > confused to have their drivers receiving patches that they had not seen.
> > So we expanded it to maintainers.
> That also doesn't make much sense as patches
> should not be applied that have not reached
> a mailing list for review.
> As long as initial outreachy patches are not
> applied and are just for internal review by
> any outside person but the outreachy list and
> are not be applied by maintainers, then perhaps
> it's best if neither maintainers nor lists are
> cc'd on the patches.

The patches are applied by Greg.  Greg suggested the policy of adding
maintainers but not including mailing lists.  I'll let him consider
whether the policy should be changed.

> And the link you sent is for newbies, not for
> outreachy.

The link is part of the outreachy tutorial, which is hosted by the
kernelnewbies website.


> The "don't cc lists" --nol use is inappropriate
> there.

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