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Re: mailer.py additions...

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-22 17:29:40 CET

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:

> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> > Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> writes:
> >>- Show the full paths (incl. filenames) in the subject line. CVS did
> > Patch attached.
>
> Does this patch simply put all changed pathnames into the subject
> line? That would be ridiculous for commits that change many files.
> It needs to make some sort of intelligent compromise: if one file is
> changed in a particular directory, then give its name; if many files
> are changed, then probably just give the directory name. Obviously it
> is subjective to decide exactly what the output should be, and the
> algorithm is potentially a little complex, but if it is important, it
> can be done.

Oddly enough, this feature request came from Justin, not Julian.
Which means that Justin alone gets to decide what is and isn't
"needed", "ridiculous", and "intelligent". Further, I implemented
this as a patch -- you're not obligated to apply it or like it. So,
with all due respect:

    Phhhbt! :-P

(Just giving ya a hard time, Julian.)

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