Bug#461793: Please drop BTS mails delivered to email@example.com
Hello dear listmasters,
the dpkg team would like to change the Maintainer field of the dpkg
package to point to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will result
in all the BTS mails being delivered to the list. We would like you
to drop those mails in /dev/null. (We will do the change once you
have told us that the filter is in place)
Rationale is that we want the public mailing list as official point of
contact. However, all contributors already use either debian-dpkg-bugs or
the PTS to receive bugs. Furthermore we want to keep the list low-volume
and uncluterred (otherwise it would for example reduce the value of the
On Sun, 20 Jan 2008, Guillem Jover wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-09 at 20:43:38 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > I also discussed with listmasters and if we want to keep BTS mails
> > separate, they should be able to add a procmail rule to drop the BTS mails
> > on this list (so that we can still change the Maintainer field).
> > Alternatively, if we start receiving BTS mails on this list, they can also
> > add a rule to not archive BTS mails for this list.
> As I said my first preference would be to not receive BTS mails here,
> but given that other people either don't mind or want them here, I would
> be fine with just not archiving them, as I can filter them locally.
> If listamsters do the change, I can do the switch for next upload.
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