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Re: Setting up bindings-users@s.t.o?

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2006-11-05 20:02:51 CET

On 11/5/06, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> Every now and then on IRC we see requests for help with the bindings.
> Almost never do those requests come on #svn, but almost always on
> #svn-dev.
> While it is implicit that bindings usage questions be asked on users@,
> the list traffic does not give any indication bindings questions run
> any chance of being answered.
> While all that is true but never seems to have bothered anybody, it
> didn't result in a lively community of bindings users either. With the
> instantiation of a bindings-users@ list, I'd like to give a little
> push in the right direction.
> Comments?

I'm not sure yet if I think this is a good idea or not, but I think
that such a thing might better be "SVN API users" (whether through C
or the bindings). It's true that most people who develop to our API
use the bindings, but questions about using the C API similarly don't
seem to have a great place to go --- they're a little off-topic for
dev@, but many of the people who could best answer them don't
subscribe to users@.


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