Re: The BTS and bug subscriptions
Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.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).