Upload notification email format changes

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Aug 19 13:20:57 BST 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 10:12:27AM +0200, Muharem Hrnjadovic wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-08-17 at 16:35 +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > ...and suggest in the bug report how we can address your needs while
> > improving the readability of these emails.
> Hello there!
> As you've probably seen we are postponing the roll-out of the new
> notification email format
> (https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/soyuz/+bug/250820) in order to allow
> people to reach an agreement on it.
> So far, the logic in question has been revised to attach the original
> changes file to the notification email. The (body of the) latter will be
> formatted for human consumption while the attachment is to be used by
> scripts.
> Did we reach an agreement regarding the signature and the subsequent
> fields (Changed-By, Signed-By) at the end of the notification email?
> Is Matt's specification
> (https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/soyuz/+bug/250820/comments/11) still up
> to date and valid?

Those fields represent data which is not included in the changelog format,
so there isn't much precedent.  I don't really mind one way or the other
where the data goes, so long as it's easy to scan visually.

 - mdz

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