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David Tardon dtardon at redhat.com
Sat Apr 5 08:35:18 UTC 2014


On Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 01:42:49PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 11:32:57AM -0600, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> > As far as I am concerned they are very useful. In more detail I am
> > looking mostly at "Broken deps" and "Summaries", with only an occasional
> > peek at a changelog information, but on a number of occasions these
> > messages were crucial for me in disentangling broken dependencies on
> > my rawhide installation and/or filing some packaging bugs.  Without that
> > information I would have a much harder time and either would add some
> > spurious junk to bugzilla or would not bother at all.
> > > They seem mostly to just raise the noise.
> > As opposed to what?
> As opposed to meaningful discussion generated intentionally by human
> collaborators. But it appears that quite a few people do find them
> beneficial, and that's all I was asking.

As far as I am concerned, these mails are more useful than a significant
part of the "meaningful discussion generated intentionally by human
collaborators". For one thing, it is the easiest way to discover which
packages have been newly added to Fedora.

Out of curiosity: do you really find one additional mail per day a
problem, in the context of the usual traffic on fedora-devel?


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