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SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND 2/3] SubmittingPatches: Add recommendation for mailing list references
On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 02:30:38PM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > > If the patch fixes a logged bug entry, refer to that bug entry by
> > > -number and URL.
> > > +number and URL. If the patch follows from a mailing list discussion,
> > > +give a URL to the mailing list archive; use the https://lkml.kernel.org/
> > > +redirector with a Message-Id, to ensure that the links cannot become
> > > +stale.
> >
> > Some of us don't know what that looks like.
> > Could we have an example?
>
> https://lkml.kernel.org/ provides examples; I didn't want to duplicate
> that documentation.

Yeah, maybe you should say:

"If the patch follows from a mailing list discussion, give a URL to the
mailing list archive; use the https://lkml.kernel.org/ (usage examples
at that very URL) ... "

so that it is crystal clear.

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