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Re: spam closes Debian bugs!

On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 12:24:47AM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> > However, the first simple protection would be to have the
> > xxx-action@ aliases do some kind of (pseudo) header checking. to
> > reduce the number of manual interverntions.
> As you can already put "close xxx", what's the reason to have the
> xxx-action@ aliases?

Do not use 'close xxx' (unless you know what you're doing and exactly
where mails will be sent; but even then there are better ways). It's
deprecated, and it tells you this when you try.

'close' may be revived with version tracking, but hopefully then it will
be made to behave more usefully.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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