[development] Request for comments: Remove comment history from issue emails

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Tue Mar 4 15:44:01 UTC 2008

Adam Light wrote:
> Hi All
> There has been a feature request to stop including the complete 
> history of issues in each email sent when a new comment on an issue is 
> created.  There are two arguments for doing this:
> 1.  It's a waste of bandwidth, etc. to resend the complete history for 
> every issue, and my guess is that most people don't read anything but 
> the most recent comment.
> 2.  Some email programs that display messeges in a threaded format, 
> such as Gmail, display the entire message, and therefore reading 
> multiple comments in one thread in a row is painful.

I personally use the comment history a LOT in email because 1) I can't 
necessarily remember and 2) if it's there in my email I don' thave to 
click open a web page.

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