[Phpmyadmin-devel] Commit notifications

Dieter Adriaenssens dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 23:36:49 CET 2011

2011/2/12 Michal Čihař <michal at cihar.com>:
> Hi
> Dne Sat, 12 Feb 2011 11:17:37 +0100
> Dieter Adriaenssens <dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com> napsal(a):
>> I saw your blogpost [0] about this. I agree that having to provide an
>> E-mail sending script to an external website, would potentially cause
>> a lot of security breaches, or vehicles for sending spam.
>> I like the E-mail notifications of the commits, it keeps me informed
>> of new commits and what's being commited, and I'm sure other
>> developers like this too. So I also would like to see it re-enabled
>> one way or the other, be it by an external script, SF.net allowing
>> sending E-mails from the gitserver again, or even hosting the
>> repository on another server.
> What I don't like is that they are pushing their problem to the users -
> now every project would have to take care of sending of notification
> emails. I think this is simply wrong as any possible problem could be
> much better handled in the infrastructure than by using arbitrary hacks
> which will every project introduce.

True. Can we let them know how we feel about this? I guess we are not
alone in this...

>> But I think that this last option should be a last resort. SF.net
>> provides a lot of tools for managing a project, so having to set it up
>> on our own, or transferring everything to another provider would take
>> quite some work and effort.
> Yes is is definitely last resort solution. In case we can only move
> git hosting elsewhere, what would definitely not be that hard.
> Anyway filing new ticket because the official documentation still
> contains not working script to do the notifications and I will try to
> add mailing list to CC.

OK. Anyway, I think we should wait until SF.net replied to the
bugreport, before starting to make any plans.



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