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Subject: Re: Suggestion: CVS Log RSS Feed

Re: Suggestion: CVS Log RSS Feed

From: Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 16:44:20 -0600

I'd have to say I'd be in favour of a feed that worked a bit better. The
current one timestamps everythign 12:00 (or seems to) and generates a
posting for every individual file changed (which can be a solid chunk
sometimes) and nearly unreadable posts, at least in the reard I use.

On 11/10/06, Nathan Stien <nathanism_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 11/10/06, Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_rockbox.org> wrote:
> > Isn't one of these good enough?
> >
> > http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.systems.archos.rockbox.cvs
>
>
> Thanks for pointing that out, Daniel: I was unaware of the gmane
> archive of the cvs list. It still suffers from the spamminess problem
> I talked about, though. I like the way
> http://www.rockbox.org/since25.html presents the information (not so
> painfully redundant), but I also like being notified asynchronously.
>
> I do almost all of my regular web reading within an RSS reader because
> I find it the most efficient way for me to track information. I'm
> quite an addict these days. A lot of open source projects I'm
> interested in export feeds of their cvs/svn activity as well as new
> patches, bug reports, and that sort of stuff. Perhaps I suggested the
> RSS feed for Rockbox out of a selfish desire to keep my personal
> organization system consistent (and web 2.0 snazzy).
>
> So, if nobody else but me wants an RSS feed, then it's obviously very
> silly to mess with putting another script on the server. I am a mere
> outsider/fanboy at this point, and I do not dream of coming in out of
> nowhere and insisting on changes to your setup :-) It was just a
> suggestion, and I will happily withdraw it if that is the will of the
> community.
>
> - Nathan
>
Received on 2006-11-10


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