project forks trigger duplicate commit/mention email notifications

Issue #17942 new
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A couple of years ago a bitbucket-hosted project merged a pull request we submitted, and we were @'ed in the commit message:

That generated a notification email as expected; "Email me about... Someone mentioning me" is enabled.

Ever since then, apparently every time someone forks the LaNMaSteR53/recon-ng repo, we get another notification from that old 2017-04-17 commit 9fdc4d7.

I thought this might be a FAQ but didn't find anything from searching for a few obvious keywords.

It really doesn't make sense to regurgitate old notifications every time a project is forked, it's wasteful of resources and it spams your users/contributors to hosted projects.