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Re: Reopening bug closed due to SPAM

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:

> If spam e-mail is going to start closing our Bugs in the BTS then we
> should
> start thinking about implementing authentication checks in the BTS...
> like
> for example: do not allow control messages or -close messages with no
> attached (valid) GPG/PGP signatures (from a valid developer?)"

Spammers aren't targeting the BTS on purpose; they're doing it by mistake.

We could just use something simple, like a phrase that must occur in the
message for the BTS to act on the message sent to
XXXX-done@bugs.debian.org. This is also probably far more trivial to
implement than GPG. And compatible with any mailer, unlike additional

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