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Re: Sending closed bug notices to interested parties.

On Sun, 11 May 1997, Chris Walker wrote:

> Further to the announcement from Ian Jackson about the creation of a
> mailing list for closed bugs....
> There may be circumstances when I wish to know if a bug has been closed,
> but am not the person who reported the bug (eg I want to know when the
> CVS/inetd.conf bug is fixed so I can feel safe upgrading). 
> Would some mechanism of saying "when this bug is closed notify me as
> well" eg by sending a specially formulated e-mail, or perhaps some web
> interface. This might be useful, as in general I probably don't want to
> see all bug report closures.
> Would anyone else be interested in this?

Yes, I think that's a great idea. 

What about sending mail to 1234@bugs.debian.org with subject "watch" or

> As an extension to this, it might be useful to send this bug closing
> message to all those who submit information about a particular bug report.
> I'm not sure if this is worthwhile though, as anybody particularly
> interested could always express an interest using the methods described
> above.



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