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Re: ddtp: new notifications mails, opt-in or opt-out?

On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 02:10:00PM +0200, Michael Bramer wrote:
>     But maybe we should use an opt-out. With this all maintainers get
>     this notifications till they use the opt-out option.
>     The experience of the last weeks show some pros:
>      - The maintainer know if his package has translations.
>      - Some maintainers talk with the translator and we have at the
>        end a better translation.
>      - Few maintainers translate his own package description 
>      - Some maintainers start their own translations
>     And we are suffering from one major disadvantage:
>      - some maintainers don't like 'spam'.

I think these advantages outweigh the disadvantages.
With the new per-maintainer subscription scheme it is
reasonably easy to stop the notification emails if
they annoy you.

So I vote for an "opt-out" solution.


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