[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Possible DDPOMail improvements?

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 09:06:16AM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > But we are constantly wondering where we should go from there. Should we
> > add more data (like the RC bugs in stable and the unfixed security
> > issues)? Or should we instead try to decrease the amount of data (to
> > increase the signal/noise ratio), for example by not reporting about
> > Lintian errors and warnings?

> I remember the early days of DDPO-by-mail and the related fear of
> getting accused of "SPAMing" DDs. I believe nowadays the practice of
> those mails are quite accepted, and the feedback you got seems to
> confirm this.

I "accept" the mails by deleting them unread.  I know where the PTS is, I
don't need to receive periodic mail reminders for my bugs, duplicated for
each team mailing list I'm subscribed to.

Sorry if my silence was taken for approval; it's actually spam fatigue and
a recognition that there are better ways to use my time than fighting this

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

Reply to: