Subject: Re: nightly report "network" section.
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/12/2003 23:21:09
On Fri, Dec 12, 2003 at 11:17:03PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Bernd Ernesti <> writes:
> > Why are you changing the default behaviour?
> >
> > IMHO it should be reversed. Its you who want a smaller output.
> Default settings on the nightly reports are meant to deliver reports
> that are maximally useful to the greatest number of people. The
> illegible wider-than-eighty-columns, filled-with-redundant-lines old
> version conveyed very little information to the average person,
> especially when confronted with seeing it come from 10 different
> machines every night. It wasn't even possible to scan down the lines

For what it's worth, I receive these reports from the Project's
servers every night and I wish this change had been made long ago.