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Re: Thoughts about the bug tracking system

On Sat, 21 Jul 2007 10:50:15 +0200, Bastian Venthur <venthur@debian.org> said: 

> Carl Fürstenberg wrote:
>> The major problem with the current system, is that it requires that
>> the reporter has access to a mail server, if they want to use the
>> more easier variant by using reportbug script. their other
>> alternative is

> This is not true, reportbug can send mails directly to the BTS
> without you needing your own mail server.

>> to send an email from their webmail

> Or, if you prefer a GUI application with out of the box support for
> most mail clients, try reportbug-ng. 

        My major problem with reportbug-ng was that is is very hard to
 configure -- at least, I could not get it to use my preferred MUA; it
 has a limited selection of what it considers acceptable user agents,
 and if you are not using it, then you are out of luck.


ps: for the record, I use emacsclient + gnus-mail ; and have managed
to configure iceweasel to use that as well; but reportbug-ng is less
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