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Re: [ignore] test message (missing mailing headers)

From: Travis Pouarz <svn_at_castle.fastmail.fm>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 10:36:54 -0600

On Dec 2, 2008, at 10:16 AM, Greg Stein wrote:

> Agreed. CollabNet upgraded tigris.org at some point in the past 24
> hours. Somebody said they put a notice on the website. Personally, I
> think that was NOT the right way to go. My own experience is that I
> hit the website maybe once a month. It sounds like you may be in a
> similar position.

Indeed, that deserves a "What were they thinking" header -- that was
not the way to notify affected users. As it happens, I was on
Subversion's front web page (subversion.tigris.org) just last week --
a rather rare occurrence -- but had an objective in mind and nothing
caught my attention. I near-never visit www.tigris.org itself.
(fwiw, I don't see any notification on either place now.)

> It also sounds like they were advised, based on their staging
> experience, that the headers were not present, but they did not
> correct that before rollout.
> I've patched our svn lists, but we're still looking to CollabNet to
> provide a general/default solution for all lists and all projects.

Wow, more "What were they thinking" -- Subversion lists, at least,
are high-traffic. Thanks very much for patching the svn lists quickly.

Received on 2008-12-02 17:36:39 CET

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