Release manager feeds

Brian J. Tarricone brian at
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>  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 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 
address (which should be added to the lists' allowed senders), and then 
Reply-To set to the package maintainer.


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