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Re: smtp crap

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: smtp crap
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 00:12:05 +0200

> Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 08:21:41 +1100
> From: Tim Cross <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>,
>       PJ Weisberg <address@hidden>, address@hidden,
>       Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> and please, DO NOT jump through all sorts of hoops with -Q to enable
> 'special' configuration settings to exist - the whole idea of -Q is
> that it is a base, well known and repeatable configuration. Once you
> start making exceptions that whole premise is lost. Using -Q should
> allow me to have exactly the same configuration as someone else who
> also runs -Q - it should not be 'the same configuration except for
> ....' If this means that users cannot submit bugs using emacs as their
> MUA when running -Q it does not mean we need to hack at custom or make
> exceptions - it means that email is not the right solution for
> submitting bug messages when running under -Q.

Sorry, no.  That's unacceptable.  It was discussed long ago and
decided that the bug tracker will accept bug reports through email.
Trying to revert that, and during pretest at that, is a no-starter.

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