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On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 01:37:23PM +0100, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> >> 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 (The "post a summary" bit may be out of date; can ordinary users post to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.

The maintonly approach has been documented from the dawn of time. If your
application manager at the time when you were being accepted as a developer
didn't verify that you noticed this, then they need to be larted.

(you == generic)

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