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Re: [linux-lvm] RE: emails



On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 05:24:33PM -0600, AJ Lewis wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 04:02:16PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > I don't have problems with AJ's emails (or any other PGP signed messages
> > for that matter), even though I currently don't actually do PGP myself.
> > However, the post in question just appeared as empty in my mailer (elm).
> > The entire body was in an attachment "smime.p7m" which I had to save to
> > disk to look at.  For that matter, it was poorly sent (IMHO) twice as
> > an uncompressed 25k line email.  Luckily I have a fast net connection.
> > I'm also not about to get a new email program...
> 
> Ah...my bad...forgot about that one.  Sorry for going off.  Yeah, that's
> odd.  It basically appeared as a one-liner for me in mutt.  I could open it
> from mutt, but yeah, it was odd.  This is the first time I've seen this
> though...stupid M$ LookOUT!
> 
> > Maybe we should put a size cap on emails sent to linux-lvm?  This will
> > encourage people to use bugzilla.  Also, most of the large patches go to
> > lvm-devel (mine at least).  If possible, the "rejection" email for large
> > emails should mention the bugzilla web page URL for convenience.
> 
> That might make sense.  Can we assume everyone has access to a browser and
> will be willing to use if for bug reports?  I know it makes it a lot easier
> for us as developers to track the bugs if they are reported there, but I'm
> not sure that everyone is willing to do so.   Plus, many times people send
> bug reports from the console during the LVM install process, and so may not
> have easy access to a browser.  I know Heinz initially had some concern about
> limiting file size on the list, so we'll have to get his opinion on this.

AJ, maybe it was a beer cask size concern ;-)

Anyway:

 - please try to keep mails on the list as small as possible in order
   to ideally make it easy for every list member to follow their content
 - please report bugs to bugzilla
 - if this is exceptionally not possible, send us email and we'll put it in
   bugzilla for you
 - if people really need to send larger content -> negotiate this fact on the
   list beforehand and rather send it by private email
         
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> AJ Lewis
> Sistina Software Inc.                  Voice:  612-379-3951
> 1313 5th St SE, Suite 111              Fax:    612-379-3952
> Minneapolis, MN 55414                  E-Mail: lewis sistina com
> http://www.sistina.com
> 
> Current GPG fingerprint = 3B5F 6011 5216 76A5 2F6B  52A0 941E 1261 0029 2648
> Get my key at: http://www.sistina.com/~lewis/gpgkey
>  (Unfortunately, the PKS-type keyservers do not work with multiple sub-keys)
> 
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> than eating soup with a knife.
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Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

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