Re: Bug#242419: general: need for a webbased BTS
On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 10:41:57AM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Wed, 07 Apr 2004, Riku Voipio wrote:
> > And as a bonus, reportbug could use HTTP to send bugs, and it would
> > not need to ask all the mail setup questions at all. Except for
> > reply-to address, ofcourse.
> I don't see how this is any different from using reportbug's internal
> SMTP setup which can send mail directly to master.debian.org. You just
> need to enter your name and your email address, answer "no" for the
> MTA question, and press return when it asks you for an SMTP host.
Lots of providers block outgoing port 25 for no good reason. I guess
most of these also block port 80 to force people to use their proxy,
so I don't know if this gains anything.
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Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan