GitHub notifications

Mithun Gaikwad mithun.gaikwad at
Fri Jan 31 05:31:13 CET 2014

  [ ] Please don't forward any GitHub notifications!

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 3:28 AM, Holger Weiß <holger at>wrote:

> As you surely have noticed, our GitHub account is configured to forward
> notifications to this mailing list.  We've set things up this way
> because we like the idea of having a single place where all
> development-related stuff goes.  Most discussions on contributed code
> happen on GitHub these days.  I consider those to be an essential part
> of our development history, so I'm not really comfortable with having
> the archives locked into a proprietary site.
> Then again, we've had at least two subscribers complain about these
> notifications on our IRC channel (#monitoring-plugins on freenode).  I
> do see their point, especially when it comes to all the
> "closed"/"reopened" status change messages that were generated recently.
> One suggestion was to try to filter out those, so that only actual
> comments would get through to this list.  But we figured we'd ask you,
> first!  Which of the following options would you prefer?
> | IMPORTANT: Please send an email to me PERSONALLY to just vote for one
> | of the options.  If you have additional comments, feel free to post
> | them to the list, of course.
>   [ ] Please continue to forward all notifications to this list.
>   [ ] Please filter out status changes, but forward actual comments.
>   [ ] Please don't forward any GitHub notifications!
>   [ ] I don't care.
> Holger

Mithun Gaikwad
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