Re: Request to mailing list Pkg-qof-maintainers rejected
On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 11:48:09PM +0100, Frank S. Thomas wrote:
> On Monday 11 September 2006 11:11, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 09:22:08AM +0200, Thomas Weber wrote:
> > > Am Sonntag, den 10.09.2006, 21:22 -0700 schrieb Steve Langasek:
> > > > For my part, I find it pretty offensive that a mailing list that's set
> > > > as the maintainer of a package would have mail filters configured this
> > > > way in the first place. For the samba packaging team, for instance,
> > > > I've taken pains to adjust the spam filters to allow bts mail in
> > > > automatically before ever setting the maintainer field to point to the
> > > > list; I would expect other packaging teams to take the same care.
> > > Can you publish/describe your setup?
> > Sorry, I should have been clearer: to date, we have not yet pointed the
> > maintainer field at this list, out of concern over bouncing legitimate bug
> > mail. I've just made this change in the svn repo though, so we'll have a
> > chance to test these rules out following the next upload and I'll be happy
> > to publish the details as soon as I know we have something that works as
> > intended.
> Did your rules worked as intended? Can you publish your setup now?
I'm afraid they didn't, because the version of mailman on alioth is buggy
wrt handling of 'spam' rules, so all my efforts to whitelist BTS mail have
failed. I'm looking forward to trying again in a month when alioth is
running etch ;)
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Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.