lclint-interest message 179

From Fri Nov  7 12:00:52 1997
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 1997 10:22:14 +0000 (GMT)
From: Patrick Litherland 
To: David Evans 
Subject: Re: Subscription request
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On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, David Evans wrote:

> > I'm suddenly getting the feeling I may be out of my depth in this group,
> > though, so I'm going to keep my head down under the parapet for a while... 
> Not to worry...this list ranges from beginning student programmers to
> formal methods researchers to experiences developers, and
> questions/comments/complaints from beginners are certainly welcome.  

OK, that's good to know. But first I need some time to study the archive
and gain experience with lclint, since right now I'm still getting to
grips with the volume of diagnostics it emits for programs that Sun's lint
can't see anything wrong with :-)

> I've attached the current welcome message to this message.  Any
> suggestions on what would be a more appropriate charter for this list?

Well, the message is fine as it stands, but maybe you could add a sentence
to the effect that you don't need to be a professional developer or CS
theorist to contribute? If you do that, though, perhaps you should also
emphasise the existence of the archive, to avoid the list filling up with

Well, I'm off to do my homework.
Best regards,
Patrick Litherland
Short Course Unit, University of Bradford, UK                +44 1274 38 32 14

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