Two mailinglists?

Daniel Quinlan quinlan at
Tue Nov 23 15:55:40 PST 1999

Hugo.van.der.Kooij at writes:

> Just curious why there are two mailinglists. Everyone seems to send all
> their messages to both lists. Efectivly this means most of them get them
> both.
> IM(NSH)O this is bad practice!
> Why not dump lsb-spec at now?

Yes, it's (usually) bad practice.  lsb-spec should be used for any
discussion related to the specification.  lsb-discuss should be used
for general-interest postings (that aren't especially technical).

I recently used both lists for announcements regarding the specification
meeting, so I would reach any company/group representatives who were
only subscribed to the general list.


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