On Thu, 2018-04-12 at 13:50 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 11:35:21AM +0200, Andrea Parri wrote:
> > Is there a better or recommended way to reference posts on LKML in commit
> > messages? (I do like the idea of linking to previous discussions, results,
> > ...)
> Yes:
>   https://lkml.kernel.org/r/$MSGID
> that has the added benefit that it immediately includes the msg-id, so
> even if you don't have tubes, you can search for it in your local
> mailboxes.
> Also, since we (kernel.org) control the redirection (currently
> marc.info) we can always point it to a life archive.

Message IDs are not useful unless you subscribe and
keep your emails.

It'd be _much_ nicer if vger.kernel.org stored every email
it sent and had a search mechanism available rather than
relying on external systems.

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