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

From: Jon Bendtsen <jbendtsen_at_laerdal.dk>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 12:51:17 +0100

On 20/11/2009, at 12.45, Branko Čibej wrote:

> Jon Bendtsen wrote:
>> On 20/11/2009, at 11.15, Edmund Wong wrote:
>>> Lars Gullik Bjønnes 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.

yeah i know, and it is good there is a person like that. What i ment
was that he probably would rather that it was not neasesary.

>> 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.

i know, and i am not blaming anyone.

I havent been pushing it as much as i could myself either.

Received on 2009-11-20 12:51:39 CET

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