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Re: can Gnus simply use the Emacs bug tracker?

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: can Gnus simply use the Emacs bug tracker?
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:44:05 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110014 (No Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:32:14 +0100 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> 

LMI> Or perhaps we could just remove `M-x gnus-bug' from the version in the
LMI> trunk, and tell people to report the bugs the normal way?
LMI> Alternatively, define `M-x gnus-bug' as an alias to `M-x
LMI> report-emacs-bugs'.  Perhaps with the extra package thing?

I think the second way is better, yes, so we can customize `gnus-bug'
as needed.

On Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:55:33 -0400 Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote: 

GM> Glenn Morris wrote (on Wed, 16 Mar 2011 at 13:51 -0400):

>> Yes, I suggest you make M-x gnus-bug always send mail to bug-gnu-emacs.
>> The only difference should be that in standalone Gnus, you add a line
>> "Package: gnus" at the start of the body, whereas in Emacs you add
>> "Package: emacs,gnus".

GM> The only difficulty is you need to document that bug reports will end
GM> up at different addresses based on the package line. Maybe it's better
GM> to send the mail to address@hidden rather than bug-gnu-emacs. It
GM> doesn't affect how anything works, but it might make people a bit less
GM> likely to say "why isn't my report showing up on bug-gnu-emacs?"

So M-x gnus-bug will: 1) send to address@hidden, and 2) set the Package
to either "gnus" in a Gnus checkout, or "emacs,gnus" in a trunk
checkout.  No mail server reconfiguration will be necessary.


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