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Re: spammers closing bugs in BTS

On 2016-08-20 09:07 +0200, Daniel Pocock wrote:

> On 18/08/16 10:48, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 06:14:38PM +0200, Daniel Pocock wrote:
>>> I received a notification that a bug was closed.
>>> The email that closed the bug was a spam email sent to the
>>> address (bug-number)-done@bugs.debian.org
>> [...]
>>> Maybe time to start requiring PGP signatures on control emails to
>>> the BTS?
>> there are >800000 bugs in the BTS and you evidence abuse on one
>> single bug and that causes you to suggest to change workflows which
>> have worked for many years?
>> don't you think you are reacting a bit too fast?
> Is this the only bug where this ever occurred?  If so, I feel like I
> have just wont the lottery then.

Of course not.  Like many other subjects on debian-devel, this one has
been discussed extensively more than ten years ago[1,2].


1. https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2004/03/msg00847.html
2. https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/07/msg01106.html

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