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

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 07:47:34 -0700

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> 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/ ?

+1. r31755


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