Re: Debbugs and ACK messages
On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 03:20:31PM -0500, Doug Porter wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Is there anyone out there who actually appreciates the storms
> > of "Information received" acks that debbugs generates? If not,
> > it is fairly simple to turn them off - we just need to decide
> > to do so.
> I suspect there will be enough people on both sides of this
> issue. How about defaulting to non-verbose behavior, and having
> a `-verbose' variant of all the BTS addresses (or even the
> opposite). Then those who prefer to receive an acknowledgement
> can mail email@example.com and so on...
I agree that this should be optional behaviour, if at all. In at least one
circumstance, an upstream was opposed to CCing the BTS when discussing a
bug, because all of those involved were spammed with the acknowledgements.
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