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Re: The BTS and bug subscriptions

Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> writes:

> On Fri, 22 Jul 2005, Peter Samuelson wrote:
>> Now ... how hard would it be to add 'submit-subscribe@' support?
>> Most of the time, when I submit a bug report, I'd like to subscribe
>> to it. Would this be a straightforward hack?
> What has actually been discussed is automatically subscribing
> submitters to the bug report unless some special header/pseudo-header
> is added to prevent that. [It's possible that this subscription would
> happen without even needing to confirm the subscription... but that's
> still undecided.]
> Don Armstrong

That would subscribe every spam the BTS recieves. Very bad I think.

I would rather add a pseudo-header to subscribe and have reportbug ask
if it should add it (or always add it before the editor is forked).


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