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Re: debbugs can now send bug mails to someone different than the maintainer

On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 11:49:48AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> wrote:
> >At a rough estimate, based on packages with open bugs, there are less
> >than two dozen "maintainers" who would (currently) use such a scheme.
> >I wonder whether we can use something like an autobot which accepts
> >messages of the form:
> >
> >add-to: teTeX Maintainers <debian-tetex-maint@lists.debian.org>
> >Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de>
> >Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de>
> >
> >and copies them to the "maintainer".
> QA would be a bit of a wart there, as pretty much anyone counts as part
> of the "maintainer" group. I suppose that the number of people doing
> regular QA uploads is finite enough that this would be manageable,
> though.

Remembering that this is only so that bugs are marked "closed" rather
than "fixed" automatically, this shouldn't be too much of a hardship.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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