/soc/2013/ankitkv/gobjectification: ff659a466f19: OCD

Jorge Villaseñor salinasv at gmail.com
Sat Aug 3 20:37:37 EDT 2013

On Sat, Aug 3, 2013 at 12:36 PM, Richard Laager <rlaager at wiktel.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 2013-08-03 at 12:17 -0400, John Bailey wrote:
> > do
> > we have a good reason to handle notification for one e-mail differently
> from
> > notification from multiple e-mails?  If not, shouldn't we simplify this
> and just
> > handle all e-mail notifications the same, just with a count of 1 in the
> > single-message case?
> I looked at the code a bit just now.
> libpurple translates notify_emails(gc, 1, ...) into
> notify_email(gc, ...).
> Pidgin translates notify_email(gc, ...) into notify_emails(gc, 1, ...)
> So it seems to me we should drop the singular form throughout the stack.

IIRC it was legacy, I don't know why it was not marked as deprecated.


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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A: Top-posting.
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