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RE: svn commit emails

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2001-10-19 17:41:13 CEST

> Timothee Besset <timo@qeradiant.com> writes:
> > I am getting spammed by my mail server which started rejecting the svn
> > commit emails that are sent to this list. The subjects are way too long
> > and the server thinks it is a security risk.
> >
> > If it's possible I'd like to get those svn commit emails, maybe by just
> > putting 'svn commit: rev 262' in the subject and the rest of it in the
> > body.
> Hmmm, I've been thinking for a long time that I'd rather see the
> author's name than the paths anyway, e.g.:
> "svn commit: rev 262 by sussman"
> and just show the paths in the body.
> So, while I admit my first reflex is to say haughtily "Why should
> headers be changed to accommodate naive mailer software?", perhaps we
> can make the change for another reason. :-)
> How do others feel about putting author instead of paths in the
> subject line?
> -K

Well, I thought we had discussed this previously on list. The paths
were added for the convenience of reviewing parties. Opening up every
mail to see what it applies to is annoying. Maybe for big changes we
should have a special case (break it of, or just put in "big change" :).

Adding the author seems redundant to me. It is already in the From:
part of the mail.


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