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

Jacob Singh jacob at civicactions.com
Tue Mar 4 18:35:14 UTC 2008

We could just make it a preference.

Chris Johnson wrote:
> 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.
> ..chris
> 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.

More information about the development mailing list