Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#785 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

Require developer opt-in to add a committer

Reported by: joostdevalk's profile joostdevalk Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords:


When I add a committer to a plugin, that committer automatically gets emails and other things related to that plugin. It seems fair to me that listing a developer either in the committer list or in fact, even the plugin readme, should be opt-in on the developer side...

Change History (5)

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by joostdevalk. View the logs.

9 years ago

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by ocean90. View the logs.

8 years ago

#3 @samuelsidler
8 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

One of the basic ideas we've always had with the plugin directory is that if you have a plugin on, you might get an email about it. If we allow committers to opt-out, we won't have a means to automatically contact them about (potentially important) issues. If someone is receiving emails they don't want, they can be removed from the plugin readme and will no longer get emails about it.

We shouldn't change the current behavior.

#4 @joostdevalk
8 years ago

  • Resolution wontfix deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

You're missing the point I'm afraid. Other people are adding me to their plugins, I get emails for stuff that's not mine...

#5 @samuelsidler
8 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

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