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From Andy Piper <>
Subject Re: SVN messages.
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2006 20:53:23 GMT
Why is subscribing to two lists so hard? I expect that a significant 
proportion of this list do not want the svn messages - and opt in 
seems far more friendly than filter out.

Just my $0.02


At 21:18 20/07/2006, Rainer Jung wrote:
>I found it easy to delete via filtering for "svn lock" and "svn 
>unlock". It's different for the archives, but for them this traffic 
>peak will not  be serious. The worst thing was, that mails got 
>delayed by several hours.
>I would prefer to keep svn commits on the dev list.
>Yoav Shapira wrote:
>>On 7/20/06, Costin Manolache <> wrote:
>>>The svn messages are quite horrible IMO. Is there any way to suppress them
>>>in future ?
>>Some projects have a separate
>>[svn|commits|cvs|similar] mailing list.  We
>>could do that, but then you can into the mode of reminding all
>>committers to subscribe to those lists.  Having stuff on the dev lists
>>encourages all developers to look at commits, raising the inspection
>>level a bit one would think.
>>And honestly, people who want to filter these messages out can do so,
>>whether they are on their own list or on this one.  It's quite easy to
>>create rules for them, including temporary filters like to handle
>>today's unusual amount of messages.
>>So all in all, let's treat today as the unusual event it was in terms
>>of volume of SVN messages, and keep things the same unless people have
>>strong objections.
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