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Bug#479953: uniform header for automated package maintenance emails

On 5/7/08, Joerg Jaspert <joerg@debian.org> wrote:
> On 11378 March 1977, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>  > I think it would be very nice to press these into some common form, such as
>  > X-Debian: BTS
>  > X-Debian: DAK
>  > X-Debian: PTS
>  > X-Debian: BTS-link
> > Maybe there is a quasi-standard for constructing these X- headers.
> While I think most of daks mails do have X-Katie or X-DAK headers I do
>  like X-Debian: FOO and so will go and _add_ this to *all* dak mails
>  now. Including the queue daemon. Should be merged later today.

Are these headers supposed to be mail headers, or pseudo-headers such
as the BTS accepts. I thought the former, but I just got this from

    To: camrdale@gmail.com
    Subject: Processing of torrentflux_2.3-9_amd64.changes
    Message-Id: <E1JttUV-0002xh-TY@ries.debian.org>
    From: Archive Administrator <dak@ftp-master.debian.org>
    Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 23:56:07 +0000

    X-Debian: DAK
    torrentflux_2.3-9_amd64.changes uploaded successfully to localhost
    along with the files:


           Your Debian queue daemon

Is that a bug, or were my assumptions wrong? FWIW, I think using real
(not pseudo) mail headers is a mildly better solution, but I'm happy
either way.


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