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

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.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA

"The First Amendment protects speech from being censored by the
government; it does not regulate what private parties (such as
most employers) do."

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