[development] Request for comments: Remove comment history fromissue emails

David Strauss david at fourkitchens.com
Tue Mar 4 15:57:12 UTC 2008

I would prefer the comment history in reverse order for the sake of useful mobile reading.

-----Original Message-----
From: Earl Miles <merlin at logrus.com>

Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 07:44:01 
To:development at drupal.org
Subject: Re: [development] Request for comments: Remove comment history from
 issue emails

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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