Creating gcc-newbies mailing list

Richard Guenther richard.guenther@gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 11:27:00 GMT 2007


On 7/27/07, Manuel López-Ibáñez <lopezibanez@gmail.com> wrote:

> Another recent example: http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2007-07/msg00456.html
> (Not a single answer).
>
> Summing up, I am not sure whether a separate list would help but in my
> opinion there are a few things that will:

If we do not manage to answer such mails on gcc@ (due to ressource reasons
I suppose) than I doubt we will do better on a separate mailinglist.  The amount
of traffic with "newbie" questions is not dominant on gcc@ or
gcc-patches@ anyway,
so I see little point in directing them elsewhere where the only thing
they would
probably get is even less attention.

Just my 2c,
Richard.



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