Bundle Buggy suggestion: leave the 'merged' subject line alone
andrew at canonical.com
Tue Aug 12 02:31:55 BST 2008
Martin Pool wrote:
> Bundle Buggy now sends mail when patches are finally merged, which is
> nice. I had always wondered why these were not in the same thread as
> the patch itself, and just realized that this is actually a gmail
> quirk - it apparently always considers a subject change to be a new
> thread regardless of the other headers. (It's debatable whether this
> is the best behaviour but we can't really change it, and several
> project participants do use it.) Could we change BB to not tweak the
> subject in this case?
Hmm, I have quite liked that I could see that something was merged just by
looking at the thread (mutt shows the message in the thread in this case). But
working well with gmail is important.
I guess if those messages included a header like “X-BundleBuggy: Merged!” I
could just teach mutt to highlight those messages' subject lines, which would be
nearly as good for me.
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