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Re: Debbugs and ACK messages

On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 03:20:31PM -0500, Doug Porter wrote:

> Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.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 submit-verbose@bugs.debian.org 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.

 - mdz

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