notifications for "unpublish", and for dist-tag setting?


(Jordan Harband) #1

The “publish” notifications are great; however, there currently isn’t a notification for when I unpublish a package.

Similarly, when I set or unset the “latest” tag (other tags too, but “latest” is the most important), that seems like the kind of action that would warrant notification - since it could affect downstream consumers.

(Kat Marchán) #2

:joy: meanwhile, we’ve been getting bombarded with people asking how to turn the publish notifications off.

Those publish emails were done as a security measure on pretty short notice, under the belief that shipping an incomplete feature was beneficial enough for safety.

At some point, we’ll be adding ways for users to control these emails and that’ll probably make the feature a bit more mature. Once that happens, I think it’ll be a good time to write up an RFC for this