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Re: [RFC/PATCH] point pull requesters to Git Git Gadget




On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 03:39:09PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 10:49:22AM +0900, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> 
> > Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> > 
> > > infrequent contributors. And there are a few reasons to prefer GGG:
> > >
> > >   1. submitGit seems to still have a few rough edges. E.g., it doesn't
> > >      munge timestamps to help threaded mail readers handled out-of-order
> > >      delivery.
> > 
> > Hmph, I had an impression that the recent "why aren't these sorted"
> > topics were via GGG, not submitGit, though.
> 
> We did have one case a few months ago, but I think it was since fixed.
> Whereas it cannot be fixed for submitGit without major re-architecting,
> because the mails go out through Amazon SES, which writes its own
> timestamp.
> 
> I could be wrong about GGG being fixed though. I haven't noticed the
> problem lately, but we definitely had a submitGit-related one a few
> weeks ago.

Hmm. I guess it is still an issue in GGG. This thread has identical
timestamps on patches 1 and 2 (and my server received them out of order
by 2 seconds, so mutt orders them wrong):

  https://public-inbox.org/git/pull.163.git.gitgitgadget@xxxxxxxxx/

I do still think GGG has a more feasible path forward on this particular
bug, though.

-Peff