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Re: master's mail backlog and upgrade time



Steve Langasek writes ("Re: master's mail backlog and upgrade time"):
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 04:01:10PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > But, there is another important point: I don't really want a
> > debian.org address.  It's technically necessary for me to have one for
> > (eg) cronmail from debian systems, and additionally I feel that there
> > is an (unwritten) rule that I should have one.  But it is simply
> > untenable to suggest that I ought to accept all of this junkmail and
> > actually read it !
> 
> So accept it and auto-discard it instead, if you prefer; but don't throw it
> back at master after telling master to send it to you.

I'm strange in that I like my mail to be reliable.

In particular, I want people who try to mail me, and fail, to be told
about it.  This is unpopular in these days of dumbed-down, and even
hidden, error messages.  But I still think it's right.

Ian.



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