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[Nmh-workers] Re: Questionable code - the bigger picture

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: [Nmh-workers] Re: Questionable code - the bigger picture
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 09:13:24 -0700
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address@hidden writes:

> We've mh-e people stand up, and Chris and myself can probably handle any
> breakage in exmh


> - but there's one caveat: If you make a change that modifies the
> line-mode flags (or default values for same) please speak up so us
> maintainers of layered stuff know something happened. It's really
> easy to deal with a mail that says "I just commited a change that
> adds a new flag -foobar to 'inc' - please test". It's a lot harder
> to troubleshoot 3 weeks later. ;)


> Is it possible to gate CVS commit messages to this list, or start an
> nmh-commits list for same? Then if people use sane messages in their
> 'cvs commit', all the rest is easy once it's set up. ;)

I can't speak for the other MH-E developers, but I'm unlikely to
follow nmh-commits since the majority of the changes will probably be
non-user-visible changes. User-visible changes that would affect us
should still be posted to nmh-workers.

Bill Wohler <address@hidden>  http://www.newt.com/wohler/  GnuPG ID:610BD9AD
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