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Re: [Issue 3096] Default perl script for notifying commits by email should be improved

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 19:53:58 -0400

Blair Zajac wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Karl Fogel wrote:
>>> Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> writes:
>>>>> Yes, I would totally be happy with binning commit-email.pl and
>>>>> shipping
>>>>> a single endorsed solution for commit emails.
>>>> +1 on using mailer.py and deprecating commit-email.pl.
>>> I'm late to the party, but: +1 here too.
>> The outstanding question then, is what timeline do we choose to follow
>> for deprecation/removal.
>> Given that it does _not_ use the bindings, just svnlook, the coupling to
>> a specific Subversion version is very loose indeed. Therefore, users of
>> the script will not be prevented from upgrading, if we abruptly stop
>> maintaining it. Therefore I'm inclined to slip a deprecation notice into
>> 1.5.0, and plan on removing it before 1.6.
> I'm not suggesting we remove the script since somebody may want it, just
> we won't put any effort into it and we should put a large message in it
> saying, please improve mailer.py instead.

Move it to contrib/ ?

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2008-06-13 01:54:15 CEST

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