Bug#507288: mails to $email@example.com should also be send to Uploaders:
On 01/12/08 at 08:39 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Nov 2008, Holger Levsen wrote:
> > On Sunday 30 November 2008 10:49, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > > Holger your request is not really acceptable in the current situation but
> > > I also think that Uploaders/Maintainers should be auto-subscribed and that
> > > we should simplify the situation by having all services mail directly the
> > > PTS. And after that we can reevaluate the situation. Feel free to start
> > > the discussion with ftpmasters and bugmasters, those are the two most
> > > important services that would let us generalize this principle.
> > I do not understand, what I should discuss with ftpmasters and bugmasters
> > here. Really. Can you repeat please? There was some enlightment in this
> > thread, but not enough so that I understand why this cannot simply be done in
> > the PTS.
> Currently Dak and debbugs mail directly the Maintainer and send a copy to
> the PTS. Other services mail firstname.lastname@example.org and this one also mails the
> Maintainer and send a copy the PTS.
> You ask to modify the PTS to mail the Uploaders and I respond that it's
> not a wise choice because nobody can disable the mails sent directly to
> the maintainer.
> If we can get the Dak and debbugs to mail only the PTS, then we can code
> the PTS to auto-subscribe either the Maintainer or all the Uploaders (or both)
> and leave the choice to each team (or each member) to override the default
While I really like the long term goal, I think that the problem is too
complex to be addressed by just asking dak/debbugs people to change
If someone cares enough about that to work on it, I'd like to see a
document (DEP-like) that would include:
- current state of mail handling in Debian, because it's not clear for
most of us
- possible evolution
+ needed changes in services
- including PTS improvements
+ transition plan, so nobody will lose important mails about one's
packages during the transition
- possible low-hanging benefits?
+ RSS feeds instead of email notifications?
If we go this path, we will have to automatically subscribe some emails
to the PTS, but allow that to be overriden.
| Lucas Nussbaum
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