On 2016-12-01 18:05:19 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> ... the shortener isn't really doing anything for us.  You end up with a
> line longer than 80 characters with message-IDs generated by either gmail
> or the bug report form, for instance these examples from recent commits:

Still seems quite useful to me. I don't really see much argument


> Discussion: 
> https://postgr.es/m/20161128182113.6527.58...@wrigleys.postgresql.org
> Discussion: 
> https://postgr.es/m/CA+renyUEE29=X01JXdz8_TQvo6n9=2xoebbrnq8rklyr+kj...@mail.gmail.com

still looks better than:

> Discussion: 
> http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/20161128182113.6527.58...@wrigleys.postgresql.org
> Discussion: 
> http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/CA+renyUEE29=X01JXdz8_TQvo6n9=2xoebbrnq8rklyr+kj...@mail.gmail.com

and I see little downside. If we can't keep the first stable, we can't
keep the second one stable either.

> Another convention that apparently needs to be discussed is whether or
> not to point at a whole thread, as in this example from yesterday:
> Discussion: 
> http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/flat/0A3221C70F24FB45833433255569204D1F5EE995@G01JPEXMBYT05/
> I'm kind of -1 on that; it's adding 5 characters for not much.

-1 on that too.


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