Release manager feeds
Brian J. Tarricone
brian at tarricone.org
Fri Jul 24 23:18:20 CEST 2009
On 07/24/2009 04:51 AM, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Jul 2009 00:16:48 -0600
> David Mohr<squisher at xfce.org> wrote:
>> - Don't provide a link to the directory, rather to the newly released
>> file directly
> I didn't want to break the 72 columns per line rule, so I've split the
> URLs up into filename and download directory. No strong feelings about
> this one.
The 1980s called. They want their 72-col rule back.
Seriously, who always reads their mail on a 72-col terminal these days?
(It's a rhetorical question; if anyone answers this in the
affirmative, I will stab you in the face... over the internet.)
>> - I'm still waiting for the email announcement, but that might as well
>> be the mail servers...
> The release manager uses the address david at mcbf.net for sending
> announcements. If you're not subscribed to lists with this address it
> won't work. Do you want me to change the address? (Guess I'll have to
> provide a way to let people edit that ...)
Urgh, that's annoying. It should probably use a fake noreply at xfce.org
address (which should be added to the lists' allowed senders), and then
Reply-To set to the package maintainer.
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