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Subject: Re: jdgordon: r28078 - trunk/apps/radio

Re: jdgordon: r28078 - trunk/apps/radio

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 16:38:01 +1000

On 15 September 2010 16:33, Jonathan Gordon <> wrote:
> On 15 September 2010 16:26, Paul Louden <> wrote:
>>  On 9/15/2010 1:23 AM, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
>>> Then your complain should be why we dont have a better way of
>>> communicating interesting changes to users which has come up plenty of
>>> times and noone cares enough to set it up. Using the commit log for
>>> this is just plain bloody wrong.
>>> A blog has been "green lighted" but the dev group and just needs
>>> someone to set it up, so why not use some of your energy into making
>>> things better instead of just complaining?
>> I notice you didn't explain how clear commits is "bad" still. Even if we had
>> a blog, there's no good reason for commit messages to be unclear or not make
>> any attempt to tell what happened.
>> So instead of trying to turn this into another discussion, why not just
>> explain why commit messages aren't needed?
> ok, do this...
> is a link to my ohloh rockbox stats.... find a single commit which
> shows is a non trivial fix commit that suggests I think commit
> messages arent needed... then we you dont, go back to working on
> integrating a blog into the frontpage.

Its alot easier when someone has 37 commits to find a bad one.... "Fix a bug concerning
difficulty, pointed out by DerPapst in IRC.". No context at all, not
even the name of the plugin.
Received on 2010-09-15

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