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David Holmes david.holmes at
Wed Oct 12 01:45:00 PDT 2011

On 12/10/2011 5:54 PM, neugens.limasoftware at wrote:
> For some reason it went out of practice recently, but so far was always
> enforced to link webrews from a website, so the html is available.

Sure but not everyone is a full contributor with access to etc. But they do have access to webrev and many 
folks prefer to see a webrev rather than a patch as the patch has no 
context. And not everyone has easy access to, or wants to use, an 
external site to host the webrev.


> seems to be the easiest option, however, I think is
> only available to contributors, which is a sort of chicken/egg problem,
> but I guess is not difficult to find a webspace nowadays to post few kb
> of html code.
> The webrew should also be attached to the bug request AFAIK, but I need
> to lookup the new guidelines enforced by the governing board to see if
> there are some words about that, I don't remember now.
> Cheers,
> Mario
> ----- Reply message -----
> Da: "David Holmes" <david.holmes at>
> Data: mer, ott 12, 2011 09:41
> Oggetto: Email attachments
> A: <web-discuss at>
> Hi,
> I'm seeing a number of folk having a lot of trouble trying to attach
> patches and webrevs to emails sent to the dev lists. I'm not sure what
> the mailing list policy/settings are in this regard but is there
> something we can do to make this easier for them?
> Thanks,
> David

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