Re: Backports service becoming official
On Wed, 22 Sep 2010, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> From what concerns the BTS, Don's proposal in  (the main one, not
> the alternative solution) seems reasonable to me and others in the
> thread. The proposal also seems to assume a different Maintainer
> field for the bpo package, as hinted above, am I wrong Don?
Right. The idea here is that there will be an additional recipient for
bugs which affect the version present in bpo; in the case where the
bug is bpo only, headers in the message will allow maintainers to
filter out these bugs in mail and the bug listings. [Possibly even by
default, but the opt-in mechanism is harder than the default-in to
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