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Re: Good communication with upstream is good idea

On Wed,23.Jul.08, 16:36:39, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> My point is that I don't have the impression that Debian Developers want
> to have an LP account activated at all, so IMO it doesn't really matter
> if the account is activated implicitly via some (authenticated) action
> or exlicitly by clicking on the 'claim this account' link.
> And frankly, I don't think that the account activation is really the
> problem here. Interested developers can easily read up the documentation
> how to use the email interface and activate their LP account. Doing this
> for all DD developers is guaranteed to annoy developers who refuse to be
> remotly associated with launchpad or ubuntu. By requiring to activate
> accounts explicitly we avoid this in the first place.
IMHO (IANADD) this is too much black-white. What if a DD would be 
interested in Ubuntu bugs, but doesn't have enough time to read the 
docs?  As seen in this thread some are not even aware that Launchpad can 
be used via mail.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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