RFC: put commit messages in *-commits subject lines?

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Re: [cfe-dev] RFC: put commit messages in *-commits subject lines?

Tanya Lattner-2

On Jan 28, 2013, at 9:56 AM, David Blaikie <[hidden email]> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Chris Lattner <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> On Jan 26, 2013, at 3:20 PM, Tanya Lattner <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I agree that the list name is redundant and should be dropped, but
>>>>>> the revision number is compact and very useful...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -Chris
>>>>>
>>>>> If we agreed to perform this change and we found the person who can change
>>>>> it, we can probably give a heads-up a couple of days before to see if
>>>>> anybody will have major issues.
>>>>
>>>> SGTM - thanks for the recap/quotation. (but, yes, I'm not the person
>>>> who can change that - hopefully Tanya or one of the other admins will
>>>> speak up with details)
>>>
>>>
>>> Yes, I can remove the list name. I'll confirm with Chris and I can send email to the lists before it is done. Sound ok?
>>
>> Would it make sense to remove [llvm-commits] and [cfe-commits], but keep [polly], [poolalloc], [libc++] etc?    That way, the common case is more compact, but the other repos are still distinguishable.
>
> I'm assuming this will already be the case - perhaps I'm
> misunderstanding something though. I was assuming that the [pool]
> [poolalloc] [libc++] prefixes were added by the SVN mailing software
> (which we're not planning to touch) and the [llvm-commits],
> [cfe-commits], [llvm-dev], [cfe-dev], [cfe-users] prefixes are handled
> by the mailing list software which we'll modify/reconfigure to not
> include any of the prefixes.

Btw, I'm starting with cfe-commits and llvm-commits first to see how things go. I'll do the other lists if everyone is happy with it. I sent the announcement, and plan to change it in an hour or two  (giving those a chance to read it).

-Tanya
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