>>> Is it active and the preferred way now? So as of now, we should file
>>> a bug with sponsorship-requests instead of sending an email directly
>>> to debian-mentors list?
>> It generates too much noise in this mailing list I think. It will be very
>> uncomfortable to people who did not setup mailing filters yet.
> For people not interested in the general discussion on this list, this
> will decrease the noise. You can subscribe directly to your RFS bug
> report rather than to the entire list. Subscribing to a bug can be
> done by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, where nnn
> is the number of the bug.
Yes, this is one of solutions. But this list was quite interesting
(at least for me). Sponsored maintainers can learn more not only by
own mistakes but also when they are reading other emails here.
System messages from the bot are not very useful. Just a noise...