[plt-dev] One e-mail per commit?

From: Michael Sperber (sperber at deinprogramm.de)
Date: Mon May 17 09:43:58 EDT 2010

Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> writes:

> On May 17, Michael Sperber wrote:
>> So I'd like to propose sending one e-mail per commit instead, where
>> the Subject line carries the first line of the commit message.
>> (We've been doing things this way with Scheme 48 and XEmacs, FWIW -
>> works wonderfully.)  [...]
> To put things in perspective, looking at the scheme48 and the xemacs
> commit history, I see about 50 commits total in the last two months.
> PLT had that number of commits in the last two days, and about 900
> commits in the last two months.  Even if the switch made it be twice
> busier, that's still 10 times the messages you'd get from the other
> two.

Yes, but the point is not the number of messages but rather the amount
of data, which would stay about the same.  The point I was making with
XEmacs and Scheme 48 is that development often gets done in largish
pushes which results in many e-mails that get sent at once - not a
problem for us.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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