[sf-lug] Sampling the Linux Kernel Mailing List
embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 14:23:36 PST 2009
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 1:25 PM, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net> wrote:
> Why not just monitor KernelTrap?
I used to read KernelTrap but there has been nothing new on it for
over a year. I have seen many attempts by humans to monitor and
summarize LKML traffic and all have eventually stopped, because people
always get tired of doing it. The most up-to-date project I know of is
Jon Masters' LKML Summary Podcast
This is excellent and I also subscribe to it. It's a bit
apples-and-oranges to what I'm doing though. First, I prefer to read
the original text by Linus Torvalds or Alan Cox, not just a summary of
it, in order to appreciate the tone and personality. Second, I want a
system which is based on collective intelligence / crowd-sourcing,
rather than a single human editor. Third, I like the predictability of
receiving exactly one message per day.
I would be interested to hear about other resources people use to keep
up with kernel news. Certainly LWN.net is worth a look.
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