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Re: Who gets an email when with bugreports [was: Re: Unauthorised activity surrounding tbb package]

Tomas Pospisek <tpo2@sourcepole.ch> writes:

> But isn't subscribing participants "natural"? Posting to a bug report
> means participation and thus you'd get the follow-ups. Why would you
> post to a bug report if you aren't interested in what happens with it,
> how things proceed/evolve?

Most other bug systems require at least a weak authentication step before
letting you comment on a bug, so there's some reasonable binding of
identity of the person commenting with an email address.  This is not true
for the Debian BTS.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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