Re: JACK HOWARTH IS A FUCKING IDIOT(again)
Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> What's the problem with submiting to submit@bugs rather than maintonly@bugs?
> $ w3m -dump -cols 72 http://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting | grep -2 maintonly | head
> If a bug report is minor, for example, a documentation typo or a
> trivial build problem, please adjust the severity appropriately and
> send it to maintonly@bugs instead of submit@bugs. maintonly will
> forward the report to the package maintainer only, it won't forward it
> to the BTS mailing lists.
> If you're submitting many reports at once, you should definitely use
> maintonly@bugs so that you don't cause too much redundant traffic on
> the BTS mailing lists. Before submitting many similar bugs you may also
> want to post a summary on debian-bugs-dist.
> (The "post a summary" bit may be out of date; can ordinary users post to
> -bugs-dist these days?)
So, yes, these are very special cases. Furthermore, people are not reading
the BTS docs all the time and they might have missed such details.