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Re: spammer closing bug report

On 2020-03-02 17:20 +0100, Tomas Pospisek wrote:

> I just got a mail from the BTS, that this spam mail [1] has closed the
> bug report. I can't spot why that spam mail would close the report. Can you?

Without even looking at the bug in question: because it had been closed
(and reopened) before, and spammers have noticed and harvested the
nnnnnn-done@bugs.debian.org address.

> Possibly other bugreports have been closed by similar spams, I don't
> know (this - BTS cleaning - would still be an area I'd like to get
> involved in... if BTS maintainers are listening, interested and would do
> some handholding then please tell).

This issue has been discussed for at least 16 years[1], so don't hold
your breath.


1. https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2004/03/thrd2.html#00847

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