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Re: List Message Footer

From: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com
Cc: bruce(at)momjian(dot)us, scrappy(at)hub(dot)org, alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com, david(at)dawninglight(dot)net, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: List Message Footer
Date: 2009-03-18 03:33:16
Message-ID: 20090318.123316.45181164.t-ishii@sraoss.co.jp (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-www
> > I think the footer is full enough and I just don't see enough demand for 
> > URL lookups to warrant it.
> 
> You could make an argument that anything that makes the whole mailing 
> list/Commitfest interface easier is worthwhile to implement even if there 
> isn't much demand outside of that context.
> 
> In addition to that, I know I regularly come across messages in the 
> archives via web searching that lead me to list aggregators like MarkMail, 
> and since the message ID can't always be found at those it's painful to 
> then track that back to where they were in the archives in order to get a 
> permanent URL.  This proposal won't fix that for the old messages already 
> over there, but those will decrease in proportion moving forward. 
> Probably increase visibility to using the archives too.

+1.
--
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan

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