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Re: [PATCH] minor change to mailer.py for subject formatting

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:25:30 -0800

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 5:59 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> My only remaining minor nit is the variable name itself. First, other
> variable names in this script use underscores to separate words: for_repos,
> label_from, etc. Secondly, it's really only the basename of the directory
> that's being substituted in, and I think the variable name should carry that
> information. (I had to read your docs to make sure I wouldn't wind up with
> "[svn-/path/to/my/repository commit]".) So, I'd suggest using
> "repos_basename" rather than "repodir". Again, it's a minor thing -- and
> one that the patch applier can probably make on your behalf -- but if the
> name caused me some initial confusion, it'll probably do the same to someone
> else, too.

I almost said something about the name too when I reviewed it. I let
it go since you could easily say repodir means the name of the
directory that the repo is in. I'd have gone with repos_name

But at this point I feel like we're painting the bikeshed.
Received on 2013-01-28 18:26:15 CET

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