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Re: spam closes Debian bugs!

Quoting Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org>:

> * Julian Mehnle (lists@mehnle.net) [040313 13:10]:
> > Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> > > Julian Mehnle wrote:
> > > > So, to start over, I'll just ask:  So what?  Where's the problem with
> > > > not being able to *control* bug reports from *everywhere*?
> > > 
> > > If you restrict closing of bug reports:
> > > Who should be allowed to close bug reports? Only the maintainer? Only
> > > DDs? I think both of these options are essentially a non-answer.
> > Only DDs, the maintainer, and the reporter -- if his initial report
> > was signed.
> Come on. You're trying to fix a problem we don't really have. Please:
> If it is not broken, than don't fix it.

There IS a problem! I don't always GET the bug report in the first place,
so why shouldn't I miss the CLOSING(s) as well!?

> And: There are some non-DDs who do just great QA-work. You don't want
> to exclude them?

Noone said we would. And if we 'design' the closing in such a way that
we're excluding SPAMMERS, but noone there's no problem in changing the 

Either a 'Closes: ...' header/part of the body or ANY signed mail will
work to exclude spammers.
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