Bug workflow - a wider view

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Fri Jul 6 15:17:33 BST 2007

On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 10:41:32AM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Christian Robottom Reis writes ("Re: Bug workflow - a wider view"):
> > In the case of Debian I guess this doesn't mean anything apart from
> > using the end-user's From: address in the email sent to file the bug,
> > but that's effectively what they use for credentials there AIUI.
> You seem to have completely missed my point.
> Debian are going to be _very upset_ if you arrange for Launchpad to
> send bug submission mails to the Debian BTS without getting a
> go-ahead from Debian.  The fact that you're doing it on behalf of some
> user and putting their name in the From: doesn't help address that.

What, exactly, do you see as the difference between a user submitting a bug
to Debian using their email client, and using Launchpad?  The resulting bug
will be essentially identical, except for linking the bugs to each other
(does debbugs have Launchpad bug watches?).

 - mdz

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