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Re: `report-emacs-bug' prompting rework

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: `report-emacs-bug' prompting rework
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 14:25:37 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.130002 (Ma Gnus v0.2) Emacs/24.0.93 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 10 Feb 2012 19:19:44 +0100 Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> wrote: 

LI> As previously discussed (like, a year ago), the prompting sequence when
LI> sending bug reports, especially from "emacs -Q", was kinda
LI> unsatisfactory.  (The main point was that it required that you had a
LI> valid-ish From header, even though you might end up sending the message
LI> through mailclient.el, which will then just rewrite your From header,
LI> anyway.)

LI> Fixing this required a bit of refactoring of the sendmail.el/Message
LI> setup functions, but hopefully I didn't screw up anything too badly.

LI> And the prompting sequence looks OK to me now, but please let me know if
LI> anything is wonky.

I still think Emacs bugs should be simply reported through a HTTP (REST
or whatever) call.  That would cover the most users and we can use
confirmation e-mails to avoid spamming.


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