Bug Contact Subscriptions in Malone

Scott James Remnant scott at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 31 15:44:59 BST 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 15:06 -0500, Brad Bollenbach wrote:

> 1. When you become a bug contact, you get subscribed to all public bugs
> currently reported on the package. When you choose to no longer be a bug
> contact, you are unsubscribed from all bugs on the package for which you
> are not the reporter.
> 3. Same as #1, except make the subscriptions "implicit" so that you
> don't really get Cc'd to each and every bug, but are instead shown as
> getting mail on this bug because you're a bug contact. This allows
> explicitly choosing to subscribe yourself to a bug, so that if you
> decide to no longer be a bug contact, you can remain subscribed, even if
> you're not the reporter.
This (#3) sounds the most workable for me, as it treats "subscriptions"
and "bug contact" as different things just like the UI does.  Otherwise
I would express surprise that ceasing to be the Bug Contact for a
package resulted in my subscriptions to bugs on that package being lost.

Scott James Remnant
scott at ubuntu.com
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