Creating gcc-newbies mailing list

Ian Lance Taylor
Thu Jul 26 22:54:00 GMT 2007

Joe Buck <Joe.Buck@synopsys.COM> writes:

> I think that when we do steer someone to a different list, we could
> take more care to be polite about it than we sometimes are.

I agree.  I also think we should all try harder to avoid flippant or
non-responsive replies to new developers.  I think it's important for
the long-term growth of gcc for us to encourage new developers.

The gcc-newbies proposal was Diego's idea, but it was, of course,
based on the kernelnewbies list (see  Is
anybody here able to comment on whether kernelnewbies seems to be
useful or not?  Certainly the kernel community is much larger than the
gcc community.


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