[aur-general] Make AUR notifier messages more visible

Allen Li cyberdupo56 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 16:47:40 EDT 2013

On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 09:08:52AM -0700, Anatol Pomozov wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 8:50 AM, Chris “Kwpolska” Warrick
> >
> > Just do a goddamn filter in Gmail.
> Yes I am aware of filters (I worked in Gmail UI team btw). I already
> have 300+ filters and I hate to add more, especially for one-time
> notifications.
> Forcing everyone to create a filter for aur notifications sounds wrong
> to me. Most people just will not do this. And I think "invisible"
> message by default + people's laziness to create filters is the reason
> why it is more difficult to get a package maintainer response via
> comments rather than via personal email.
> Most web sites (such as forums) known to me send notifications "to:"
> user exactly for this reason - make these messages visible by default.

I personally don't have any objections either way, but is there a reason
*not* to send notifications directly to the user?  Sure, there are ways
around it (filters for Gmail) , but why make it an issue in the first

Just my $0.02


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