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Re: Enhancing mailer.py for email-based issue trackers

From: Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 12:45:38 +0100

Jon Bendtsen wrote:
> On 20/11/2009, at 11.15, Edmund Wong wrote:
>
>
>> Lars Gullik BjĂžnnes wrote:
>>
>>
>>> A couple of us (users) tried to get subversion developers
>>> interested in
>>> a small patchset that did this and add NNTP support to mailer.py
>>> some 6
>>> months ago.
>>>
>>> (search for "Add NNTP support to mailer.py" in the archives)
>>>
>>> Although some other users were interested, it seems that none of the
>>> developers where, so the effort to get this into mailer.py died.
>>>
>> Didn't you (or was it Jon Bendtsen) send in a patch to add this
>> feature
>> to mailer.py? As far as I know, it wasn't a 'proper' patch so
>> probably none of the devs applied it (AFAIK, I could be wrong though).
>>
>
> I believe we sent a proper patch. Both for this topic/issue and other
> topic/issues.
>
> Gavin 'Beau' Baumanis <gavinb_at_thespidernet.com> was even forced? to
> sent a ping on the 21. july in a different thread named "Re: [PATCH]
> issue 3427: lookup author email based on username from file"
>

Not "forced" -- he's volunteering as "patch manager" which means he
pokes the rest of us when we fail to take notice.

> I think this and other patches just fell through.
>

Sorry about that. It doesn't have anything to do with the merit of the
idea, or the quality of the patch -- it's just that people are often
working on other things, or don't have time, or whatever. Things like
that happen on volunteer-based projects.

-- Brane

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