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Re: cvs commit: site/data/docs upgrade-freebsd.cgi

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2006 15:41:24 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, October 7, 2006 6:31 am, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:

>>     Dragonfly-Bug: <http://bugs.dragonflybsd.org/issue999>
> i oppose the URL.  It is quite bulky.  My idea was to make cvsweb to
> detect the strings "issue <number>" and "issue<number>" and automatically
> turn those into hyperlinks to bugs.dragonflybsd.org.

It's not going to go over 80 characters, so it won't be that bad.  It has
the advantage that it creates a direct link outside of cvsweb, like in the
mail archive or when these messages show up other places, like gmane.org
or marc.theaimsgroup.com.

Plus, it's a format that everyone is familiar with, so people will know
what to write (especially if it's in the default commented message) and
what to do with it when the see it.

> The PR:, Fixes:, Issue:, or Bug-ID: then is no formalized part for
> autoprocessing ("issue999" is already the formalized part), but just makes
> it somehow uniform with Reported-by: etc.

A URL is a pretty well-defined formal part in and of itself.  I see no
downside to putting a full URL instead of a string that then gets parsed
to a URL anyway.

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