Yeah, updating an existing review request just won't work, since the
repository has changed.

I have no objections to setting things up with gmane, though I don't know
enough about gmane to know exactly how this will work. I assume when you
reply it still is sent to the mailing list, meaning you need to subscribe


Christian Hammond -
Review Board -
VMware, Inc. -

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 4:24 PM, Matthew Woehlke <> wrote:

> On 2009-09-10 17:45, Dan Savilonis wrote:
> >> That's not NNTP :-). (IMO HTTP interfaces are even worse than mail. /me
> >> laments underappreciated NNTP which is still by far the best interface
> >> for discussion lists.)
> >
> > Sounds like you'd be happiest in an IRC client.
> Um... you are joking, right? IRC is not nearly so easy to follow history
> (total lack of threads => chaos) and doesn't lend itself to quote-reply
> format.
> As for different services, Google Groups doesn't appear to have a native
> NNTP interface (there is even a Google Answer explicitly stating that
> there isn't one), whereas gmane is very nearly the canonical NNTP
> gateway for FLOSS projects, carrying hundreds (maybe even thousands) of
> lists. Including vim-dev, which is also a Google Group :-).
> > On the bright side, now that reviewboard is in git, you should have no
> > trouble rebasing your patch until it gets accepted!
> True :-). (Actually, the patch still applied cleanly, sans needing to
> type manually the name of the file to patch, since "post-review" is now
> named "". Alas, Review Board didn't seem to like the
> resulting updated diff, so I made a new request, 1031.)
> --
> Matthew
> >

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