Activity Backward Compatibility (was re: Re: joyride 2128 smoketest)

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at
Mon Jul 14 17:47:40 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 11:42 PM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at> wrote:
> The goal from the beginning has been to minimize cost-of-entry to
> develop applications for our platform.  Requiring that people set up
> bugzilla in order to receive bug reports is a high bar!  Requiring
> that they have an email address is not.

Not really if we provide something like

> By all means let's make our emails integrate nicely with bug reporting
> systems -- all sane bug trackers have an email gateway.  But let's not
> turn the horse tail first by forcing all our activity authors to
> implement the same or similar bug trackers.

I never said we should *not* support email. I said we should *also*
support different communication means.


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