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Re: Closed lists as maintainers

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 12:48:07PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> I hope we can agree that maintainers should be able to receive mail from
> any legitimate sender.
> I believe this configuration is unacceptable, but would like to check
> that there is a consensus on this before pressing the matter with the
> GRUB maintainers.

I totally concur.

We are already treating as RC buggy packages whose maintainer address
bounce; usually corresponding bugs are filed by FTP masters upon upload
(probably because they see the bounce when dak tries to mail them).
I believe we should treat similarly (i.e. RC buggy) packages whose
maintainer address can't be mailed due to mailing list post


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