Re: an idea in search of comments
This mechanism, while it might be convenient for some people, looks
very noisy for people without mime support.
I'd recommend that there be a new mailing list to support this kind of
Also, there'd need to be some kind of convenient mechanism for
developers without intrinsic mime support to generate such messages.
And, there's the little matter of synchronizing the transmission of
these messages with maintenance of the ftp site -- taken together, I
think these would need to be sent out by the ftp site maintainer or
some mirror site. Do you think you can put together a simple-to-use
tool that wouldn't add to the overhead of the primary ftp site
maintainer (who already has lots to do)?