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PATCH for Re: Missing web link


On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, Bruce Korb wrote:
> I was going to re-subscribe my dropped subscription to gcc-patches,
> but the only links (that I can find) on lead to the archives,
> not to the subscription page.  Thanks - Bruce

I understand your immediate issue has been addressed already, but I agree
that there is something we should (and can) improve on the web pages.

The patch below, which I just installed, is my first attempt to do so.

  Add pointers to subscription instructions and list policies to the 
  beginning of the page.

Do you have further ideas that would have helped you?


Index: lists.html
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/lists.html,v
retrieving revision 1.99
diff -u -3 -p -r1.99 lists.html
--- lists.html	21 Sep 2006 14:17:36 -0000	1.99
+++ lists.html	19 Nov 2006 14:43:31 -0000
@@ -16,6 +16,8 @@
 (and <a href="";>searchable</a>)
 as well as in
 <a href="";>mbox format</a>.
+Please make yourself familiar with <a href="#policies">our policies</a>
+before <a href="#subscribe">subscribing</a> and posting to these lists.
@@ -140,7 +142,7 @@ as well as in
 <p>To post a message, just send mail to <i>listname</i><code></code>.</p>
-<h2><a name="msgsize">Policies</a></h2>
+<h2><a name="policies">Policies</a></h2>
 <p>Our lists have a maximum message size of 100KB, only the gcc-prs list
 allows for a larger maximum message size of 2MB.  If your message exceeds

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