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Re: Are mails sent to xxxx <at> buildd.debian.org sent to /dev/null ?

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 08:51:52AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Ingo Juergensmann]
> > Why? To make it public what buildd admins are the worst?
> To make public the requests made regarding the autobuilders (others
> can see existing requests, and do not have to send identical requests
> again), and to make sure the state of each request is available both
> to the requestor, the buildd admin and the public.

As Steve already stated, it might put some extra load on those people.
Beside that I think that they wouldn't care at all about those bugs - as
they do right now about answering emails to let the maintainers know what's
happening (or not). 

Anyway, I think that it would be a good idea to have somewhere a place where
people can check whether a problem with the buildds is already reported or
not. But I guess a simple archive on the web should do this as well. No need
for a BTS... 

> It might make the buildd request handling more transparent.  After
> all, it is an official service in Debian, and someone should always
> give replies to the requests sent to its maintainers.

Shouldn't that be the case with the DAM, ftp-masters, etc. as well?
Ooops, wasn't there last year a big flamew^Wthread about some peoples
communication skills? Deja-vu? ;-) 

Ciao...              // 
      Ingo         \X/

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