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From Alexander Shorin <>
Subject Re: Suggestion: a few more details in new committer emails
Date Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:19:41 GMT
Good points, Dirkjan.  +1. While I'm aware about each new commiters
prehistory, I think it would be good to have their announcements a bit
more personified.


On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman <> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I wanted to suggest that, in the emails announcing new committers, one
> or two sentences could describe in what area the new committer has
> been contributing. The emails currently feel pretty bland to me, and
> adding a little personal content couldn't hurt. Another thing to add
> could be how they are related to CouchDB (e.g. if they're contributing
> on behalf of their employer, if they're using CouchDB or a related
> project for some interesting project of their own).
> Another, related problem with the emails that I see: though I'm no
> longer closely tracking what's happening in the broader CouchDB
> ecosystem, it feels weird to me that the announcements happen on the
> dev@ list, when some of the committers being announced have ostensibly
> never even sent a single email there. I don't really have a suggestion
> for solving this.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

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