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Re: Debbugs and ACK messages

On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 03:56:06PM -0600, Michael Janssen wrote:
> In Joerg Jaspert's email, 03-04-2002:
> > Doug Porter <dsp@debian.org> writes:
> > 
> > > 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...
> > 
> > Other way: Let it verbose and everybody who dont want it writes to
> > -nonverbose.
> > So you dont break with the behavior it has now.
> I prefer this way too, but would rather the extension be the shorter
> -quiet, which is much easier to remember and more standard than 
> -nonverbose.  We could even shorten it as far as -q if it doesn't
> conflict with something.

There's already a -quiet.  It doesn't mean what you think it does :)  I
believe it doesn't send to -bugs-dist - don't ask me how it's different
from -maintonly.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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