[Python-checkins] Insanity! (Re: Python-checkins digest, Vol 1 #346 - 1 msg)

Just van Rossum just@letterror.com
Fri, 4 Feb 2000 22:45:01 +0100


At 4:27 PM -0500 04-02-2000, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
>What Greg wanted, and what I implemented, was trimming the diffs if
>they were larger than x lines, where x currently == 1000.  In that
>case, we trim the diffs to 40 lines.  This doesn't help you if there
>are tons of smaller diffs in a digest.  I'm happy to tweak the numbers
>if people want, but I'm not going to do any significant work on the
>script (no time).

It seems today's situation proved that this is not the right approach...

Wouldn't it make much more sense to not send *any* diffs, but install
view-cvs.py or whatever it's called on *.python.org?

Or otherwise: remove the feature, and reinstate it when someone has gotten
'round to implement a sane version.

Just