Mark Brown writes:
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 02:43:08PM +0000, Harald Geyer wrote:
> > BTW, it took me a bit to figure out that by "content free ping" you are
> > refering to the quoting of the patch. Maybe you can reword your canned
> > response to make it easier to understand.
> No, a content free ping is when you just send a reply saying something
> to the effect of "hey, what's going on with this?".

Well, I did quote the entire patch and gave a summary of the status
as far as I know it. So I really don't understand why I got the
"no content free pings" response ...

> As I said in my
> reply best case the answer is going to be "I have no idea, you need to
> resend since I'll need the patch to do anything with it" and worst case
> it just won't get seen at all if the thing really did get buried
> somehow.

So you are saying you don't want pings as followups to patches at all, if
the patch is old enough that it probably got lost?

I guess that would make sense too, but again it's not obvious to read
the canned response that way.

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