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Re: NMUs and (auto-)subscription to the PTS

On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 06:35:57AM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Anthony Towns [Mon, 31 Jul 2006 10:29:57 +1000]:
> > subscribe to the PTS
> ISTR a discussion about automatically subscribing NMUers to the PTS for
> the package, and dropping the subscription with the next upload of the
> package (be it a maintainer upload or not).

That's a particularly good trigger for unsubscription.

> I'd be interesting in hearing opinions about this functionality. I think
> it'd be good to have it, if implemented in a good way. (Guess somebody
> could come up with "But I track bugs on my non-maintainer uploads by
> visiting the BTS via web everyday!", but well, conceivably so could say
> the maintainer, and he receives the mail anyway.)
> If there are no reasonable objections, I'll let this hang in my ~/TODO. :)

+1 from me.  Will save me forgetting to subscribe manually, and I can't see
*any* way you would do an NMU but be able to make a case that you shouldn't
be notified of updates on the package.  About the only concession I'd make
is to allow the NMUer to unsubscribe from the PTS for the package.

- Matt

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