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Re: Feature Request: 'Needs Update' Icon Overlay

From: Sam Barnett-Cormack <s.barnett-cormack_at_lancaster.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 15:00:03 +0100

Andy Levy wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 05:48, Aviel, Gal <galaviel_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> Have you considered publishing RSS feeds and/or sending notification
>>> emails in your post-commit to inform people that an update has been
>>> made in the repository?
>> Not really, people in my group are hardware designers and
>> don't even know what
>> RSS is. For them, working with one GUI is more than enough.
>
> Evolve or die. I don't think asking someone to learn something as
> simple as an RSS reader (you can even install it on their workstation
> & subscribe for them, instead of asking them to do it themselves) is
> too onerous a task. Or, as I suggested above, use email to publish the
> updates instead of RSS.

It should also be noticed that the email model is *incredibly* common
among development groups.

Sam

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