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Re: binutils-cvs commit announcements
- From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- To: Fred Cooke <fred dot cooke at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>, binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:23:45 +0400
- Subject: Re: binutils-cvs commit announcements
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> I guess the main question is whether it's a terrible idea to send N
> emails for N commits? I would assume that it's undesirable, even
> though this is how it was before. I wouldn't mind the volume myself,
> provided the commit messages were high-quality, however it would for
> sure mean a landslide of emails, which will certainly irritate many
FWIW, I think that 1 commit = 1 email is far more useful. One nice
thing about it is that we can then use the commit's subject as
the email subject.
We've been using that approach at AdaCore, including with git
repositories, and this has been working really well.