Re: need help: some words is not easy to understand in /Bugs/server-request
On 2018-08-14, Byung-Hee HWANG (황병희, 黃炳熙) <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 03:34:06PM +0900, Byung-Hee HWANG (황병희, 黃炳熙) wrote:
>>> Hellow, i'm translating to Korean /Bugs section -- WWW. Though i try 3
>>> times for reading again again, i don't understand what means. See below:
>> I can't find the text you are referring to. An URL would be nice.
>> Anyway, I'll try to do my best without context:
>>> #+BEGIN_SRC: text from /Bugs/server-request
>>> The Subject of the message is ignored, except for generating the Subject
>>> of the reply.
>> I interpret this as "the only place where the Subject of the message is
>> used is in the Subject of the reply".
>> Perhaps this is about the Debian Bug Tracking System (BTS); some of the
>> bug report's mail headers have a special meaning to the BTS (the To:
>> address, for example, contains the bug ID). That would mean that the
>> Subject itself is not used, except to generate the reply's Subject
>> (which would be important to help the person sending the bug report
>> to correlate the reply (s)he receives).
>> Don't hesitate to ask back if things seem less clear now :-)
> So the reply's Subject is important, is this key point?
> The URL was https://www.debian.org/Bugs/server-request.en.html
> I need more example. Tomas, please...
> Thanks for advance...
My take on it is the following.
You send an email to email@example.com because you want to know
all about bug # 22:
Subject: Everything on bug # 22
(body of message containing one command and one control terminator)
send-detail 22 (command)
thank you (control terminator)
The automated program derives the subject line of its reply from
the sender's subject line (common practice in the email world):
Subject: Re: Everything on bug # 22
Blah blah blah blah on bug # 22
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