CFV: New Project: PowerPC/AIX Port

David Holmes david.holmes at
Wed May 16 20:28:28 UTC 2012

On 17/05/2012 1:05 AM, mark.reinhold at wrote:
> 2012/5/16 1:42 -0700, volker.simonis at
>> I hope you are not right. I've sent the CFV to the announce list as
>> requested in [1].  However the announce list is a moderated list and I
>> could not influence the fact that the mail which was finally posted to
>> the subscribers of the list had the "reply-to" field set to the discuss
>> list.
> The announce list is intentionally configured that way.  It always
> sets the Reply-To header to point to the discuss list.
>> This was confusing for me as well, but after looking at the previous
>> CFVs (i.e. "Code Tools", "Graal", "Penrose") I realized that they were
>> all run in this way. Moreover [2] ultimately suggests that the votes
>> should be sent to the discuss list, ...
> Iris -- Could you please clarify the voting instructions to say
> explicitly that votes should go to the discuss list, and that the
> announce list is configured to make this happen automatically (well,
> at least for people whose mail programs honor the Reply-To header).

That requires a couple of changes to the instructions including the 

"Votes must be cast in the open, on the mailing list to which the 
call-for-votes was originally sent;"

Thanks for fixing.


>> So I think for now, until nobody else corrects me, it is unnecessary
>> for anybody to re-send their votes.
> That's right.
> - Mark

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