On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 1:04 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:

> On 2016-02-01 12:56:21 +0100, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > Let's just assume that we can fix that part. As in, we can expose either
> an
> > internal db id or a short hash or something, from the archives server. We
> > could then have that visible/linkable directly on the archives page, and
> > one could copy/paste that link into the commit message. That way we can
> > avoid the long messageids.
> Raw messageids have the big big advantage that you can get them locally
> in your mailreader, and you can dereference them locally... I type
> esc-X id:$id<enter> and 20ms later I have the whole thread open.  Maybe
> I just travel too much, but travel time is often long and uninterrupted
> and thus pretty nice to work on patches.

If it was a short hash of the same thing, you could equally find them
locally though, couldn't you?

> I don't really see the problem, even with gmail style messageids
> Discussion:
> cabuevez_uja0ddrw7apjh3nm4p0kghwopm0wpw4mh_gt2-n...@mail.gmail.com
> isn't that bad.

If people don't actually have a problem with it, that of course makes it
even easier :)

 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
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