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Re: Choice of bug tracker

From: Manuel Giraud
Subject: Re: Choice of bug tracker
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2023 11:10:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

Visuwesh <visuweshm@gmail.com> writes:

> [வெள்ளி செப்டம்பர் 01, 2023] Dmitry Gutov wrote:


> As for submitting patches, I much much much much prefer the Emacs way™.
> It is so much better than forking the repo, creating a new branch,
> fighting with Git to merge/rebase and push properly without --force (I
> still don't know how to do the latter FWIW). And don't get me started on
> amendments after creating the PR...  For Emacs, I can develop the patch
> however I want and simply attach it to a mail---I cannot emphasise how
> much simpler and effortless this feels.  It is a good thing that Emacs
> actually prefers patches as assignment over `git send-email'---nothing
> is more of a pain than setting up an email client especially in a
> CLI/TUI setting.  When you have only used the GMail/Yahoo web client for
> email, all the terminologies that the man page and the tutorials throw
> at you simply flies over your head and you give up.  Now, the most
> common mail provider Gmail has made it a huge PITA to use a custom email
> client as well...

Amen to that!  Once everything is in place™ (good MUA, git
integration…), this workflow feels easier to me too.
Manuel Giraud

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