Use The Tools Well

March 2, 2011

Chapter 8 – Open Teams

Another part of creating a useful repository of information is making sure it has useful metadata. This particularly applies to using threads well on the Subversion mailing lists.

The Subversion team uses their mailing list as a discussion forum. Patches are submitted, problems are addressed, and features are discussed. From the start they enforced the use of threads for these discussions. Every mailing list post was grouped by subject.

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