[PATCH 3 of 4] patchbomb: let diffstat prompt only once with complete summary

Christian Ebert blacktrash at gmx.net
Fri Sep 10 08:28:32 CDT 2010

* Martin Geisler on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 14:58:03 +0200
> Christian Ebert <blacktrash at gmx.net> writes:
>> * Martin Geisler on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 14:17:45 +0200
>>> I'm not sure what that means, but I would have hoped that Bcc and
>>> Reply-To was not shown if they are empty?
>>>> +  Final summary:
>>>> +  
>>>> +  From: quux
>>>> +  To: foo
>>>> +  Cc: bar
>>>> +  Bcc:
>>>> +  Reply-To:
>>>> +  Subject: [PATCH] test
>>> But they seems to show up anyway?
>> Yes, that's on purpose ;-) Rationale: A prompt is to check
>> whether I've forgotten something. Oh! Cc is empty! But I wanted
>> to spam mercurial-devel; ok, play it again with Cc ...
> Yes, but wouldn't the absense of the Cc: line be enough to tell me that?

Reminder by omission? Hm. Not sure about the efficiency of this
pedagogic concept ;-)

The way Mutt does it:

When you start writing a message you are prompted for the
required stuff, To, Subject; then you edit the message (in
patchbomb's case this would be the intro).

After quitting the editor the menu shows the message details,
including fields that are empty.

... really hard to get a consensus on this, hehe.

... Ok, I don't like pedagogics anyway, let's be mercurialisticly
terse; at least I'll send another version like that. Anything to
get it done ;-)


P.S. thx for pushing the other 2 patches
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