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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 submit@bugs.debian.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 wnpp@d.o
> list. Unless someone has implemented it while I wasn't looking...
> You need to put `X-Debbugs-Cc: debian-devel@lists.debian.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 wnpp@debian.org 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
       Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://people.debian.org/~jdg
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