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Re: reportbug defaults [Re: Bug#367200: ITP: libemail-send-perl -- Simply Sending Email]

Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> writes:

> On Tue, 2006-05-16 at 08:44 -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 May 2006, Ron Johnson wrote:
>> > On the "home desktop" reportbug uses Python's smtp library to send
>> > email directly to the ISP's smtp server. And that's a good thing,
>> > because, for a long time, reportbug did not have that feature, and
>> > people who don't know how to configure MTAs were not able to send
>> > bug reports.
>> reportbug sends mail to wherever it is configured; the default setup
>> should be to send mail to bugs.debian.org, not the ISP's smtp server,
>> since that can't be known in advance. [I don't know if this is the
>> default now, but it should be the default.]
> bugs.d.o is the *destination*, not the journey.

Isn't the default that reprotbug asks on the first run whether to use
the local fetchmail / ISPs smpt or send to bugs.d.o now?

What do you want? Skip the question and default to bugs.d.o?


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