Re: HOWTO announce ITP
On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 12:39:01PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 11:35:16AM +0000, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > To announce an ITP, please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
> > against the wnpp package with Severity: wishlist and subject line
> > "ITP: packagename".
> > DON'T send it to -devel directly; the BTS will forward it there
> > *after* the ITP has been given a bug number. (This means that
> > discussions about an ITP will be recorded in the BTS, where people
> > would expect them to be.)
> Er, no, the BTS will not forward it automatically to -devel, but to email@example.com
> list. Unless someone has implemented it while I wasn't looking...
> You need to put `X-Debbugs-Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org' header (real
> header, not pseudo like Package) in order for the BTS to CC: the mail (with
> the bug number in the subject line) to -devel list.
Aargh! That's daft! Just more ways for people to make mistakes.
Please could we modify the email@example.com alias in master:/etc/alias
to forward also to -devel? If this is agreed, I'll forward this
message to debian-admin.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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