[squeak-dev] Trunk commits
bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Aug 24 08:27:45 UTC 2009
On 24.08.2009, at 10:09, Michael Haupt wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Bert Freudenberg<bert at freudenbergs.de
> > wrote:
>> No, I would rather create a squeak-users list for those not
>> interested in
>> developing Squeak itself, but just "with" Squeak. IMHO the commits
>> make the community development process visible, which is a Good
> before anything else: I like the fine-grained commit messages *very*
> much as they make immediately apparent what has been done, by whom,
> and where it has been uploaded.
> As for the target mailing list, squeak-dev has obviously moved away
> from being solely about developing *Squeak*. The commit mails kind of
> push the fact that squeak-dev, after all, *is* a developers' list, in
> people's faces. Asking all users not interested in Squeak
> *development* to go and join another list may be asking too much; it
> has a distinct smell of "go away if you're not interested in this".
> (I'm deliberately exaggerating a bit here.)
> As for developers, some of them may rather like to inform themselves
> about commits in a batch-oriented way; this has been asked for
> already. A dedicated commit mailing list can be configured to send
> single e-mails or batches by each subscriber.
> In a nutshell, I'd opt for a commit mailing list.
How about this -
PROPOSAL: we make the detailed commit notices go to a separate list as
soon as someone has added a "digest" feature. This would send a daily
or weekly summary to squeak-dev, containing just the commit summary a
link to the detailed diffs. Bonus points for listing affected classes.
Btw, the code is at http://squeaksource.com/ss.html
- Bert -
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