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

Chris Johnson cxjohnson at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 17:24:45 UTC 2008

Sounds like we will never reach agreement on this.  I read it all with
Gmail, so suffer the problems Adam mentions.  I realize well that
others have good reasons to take the opposite position.


On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 5:12 PM, Earnie Boyd
<earnie at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> Quoting Earl Miles <merlin at logrus.com>:
>  > 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.

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