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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: Commit mail subject lines [was: svn commit: r126493 - /apr/site/trunk/docs/download.html ...]
Date Fri, 28 Jan 2005 11:19:45 GMT
* Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com> wrote:

> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> 
> > <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Hmm.  My thought is that the prefix "svn commit " is redundant and
should
> >> be dropped.  A subject starting with "r126493 -
> > 
> > We always had the 'cvs commit' prefix.  I see no compelling reason to
> > change this.  -- justin
> 
> I do.  It becomes much harder to track which changes are of interest
> to me when I can't see any meaningful information in the subject line.
> It's the same problem as spam: the commits I want to look at are drowned
> in those I have no interest in (e.g. recently LDAP - glad to see it
> there, but I have nothing to contribute to that work).

I find the prefix is especially useful, when someone replies to such
mails to another mailinglist (like this thread).

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