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Re: hook e-mails

Hallo Joachim.

Excerpts from Joachim Breitner's message of Sáb Fev 27 14:46:03 -0300 2010:
> Am Samstag, den 27.02.2010, 14:36 -0300 schrieb Marco Túlio Gontijo e
> Silva:
> > Actually I took a look at the darcs-monitor code, which I'm
> > maintaining now,
> > and it's not a big change.  What is the maximum size of messages
> > allowed by the
> > list?
> mailmal default is 40k, you can use something in that area, maybe 20k of
> pure diff?

I think it's a good start.

> OTOH, what is a good maximum size for a changelog? Maybe 200 lines?

The minimal can be set in lines or in bytes.  I think in bytes is more useful,
since the limit in mail lists, which is our use case, is set in bytes.

> Will it still print the diff as far as possible, and then add something
> like [...incomplete...]?

I thought that when the whole diff did not fit in the mail, it would not be
shown.  Is it good to have a partial diff?  This is another option.

Auf Wiedersehen.

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