[Python-checkins] Insanity!

Fredrik Lundh Fredrik Lundh" <effbot@telia.com
Fri, 4 Feb 2000 23:08:14 +0100

> It seems today's situation proved that this is not the right =

on the other hand, how common are todays situation?
the recent crop of changes affected the whole standard
library.  I doubt there will=20

> 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?

it's already there: http://cvs.python.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/

but clicking around in there takes ages.  maybe the script
could be tweaked to include complete URL's instead of diffs,
if the diff is larger than, say, 50 lines.  e.g:


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

or force everyone to get a cable modem ;-)

(maybe we could trick Barry into adding some kind of "optional
filter" mechanism to mailman, so people can pick their favourite