Commit 1adfa36f authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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* admin/notes/bugtracker: Small updates.

parent dc5e0b5a
......@@ -63,13 +63,16 @@ quiet@debbugs.gnu.org.
** How do I reply to an existing bug report?
Reply to 123@debbugs.gnu.org, replacing 123 with the number
of the bug you are interested in. NB this only sends mail to the
bug-list, it does NOT (?) send a CC to the original bug submitter.
bug-list, it does NOT send a CC to the original bug submitter.
So you need to explicitly CC him/her (and anyone else you like).
(This works the same way as all the Emacs mailing lists. We generally
don't assume anyone who posts to a list is subscribed to it, so we
cc everyone on replies.)
(Many people think the submitter SHOULD be automatically subscribed
to subsequent discussion, but this does not seem to be implemented.
See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=37078)
See also http://debbugs.gnu.org/5439
See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=37078
See also http://debbugs.gnu.org/5439 )
Do NOT send a separate copy to the bug list address, since this may
generate a new report. The only time to send mail to the bug list
......@@ -85,9 +88,9 @@ The "owner@debbugs.gnu.org" entry is there because it appears in the
"Resent-To" header. For a long time Rmail erroneously included such
headers in replies. If you correspond with an Rmail user on a bug,
these addresses may end up in the Cc. Mailing to them does nothing
but create duplicates and errors. (It is possible you might want to
have a dialog with the owner address, outside of normal bug
reporting.)
but create duplicates and errors. (It is possible, but unlikely, that
you might want to have a dialog with the owner address, outside of
normal bug reporting.)
** When reporting a bug, to send a Cc to another address
(e.g. bug-cc-mode@gnu.org), do NOT just use a Cc: header.
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