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Re: Commit

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2001-09-04 19:49:12 CEST

> > E.g.
> >
> > Subject: commit: trunk/subversion/clients/cmdline diff.c diff-cmd.c
> > trace-update.c propget-cmd.c propset-cmd.c
> Maybe you disagree with us here; we don't think seeing a list of 10+
> files in a subject line is useful. It's just a lot of clutter. The
> only reason CVS commit mails do this (or so we *thought*) is to give
> mostly-unique names to mails, and to allow them to be threaded. But
> we just accomplished that by putting the global revision number into
> the subject line.

honestly, on larger projects, i find that information very useful.

it's very convenient to be able to filter based on the files that were
modified (speaking in the "i only read the mail i'm interested in",
not the "i procmail it out" sense). for example, i only read like 10%
of the FreeBSD commit mails, since i'm only interested in some parts
of the project.

granted, i'm not even subscribed to the svn commits list, so my
opinion doesn't matter that much ;-)

garrett rooney                     Unix was not designed to stop you from 
rooneg@electricjellyfish.net       doing stupid things, because that would  
http://electricjellyfish.net/      stop you from doing clever things.
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