docs/79901: Incoherence of the recipient to whom to send a followup in the problem-reports article.
keramida at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 14 11:00:41 UTC 2005
The following reply was made to PR docs/79901; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at freebsd.org>
To: Julien Gabel <jpeg at thilelli.net>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: docs/79901: Incoherence of the recipient to whom to send a followup in the problem-reports article.
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 13:54:29 +0300
On 2005-04-14 12:12, Julien Gabel <jpeg at thilelli.net> wrote: The
> FreeBSD article 'problem-reports' says that there exists two methods to
> submit a followup: either use the followup link on the individual PR's web
> page, or just mail it to <bug-followup at FreeBSD.org>. I think the
> incoherence come from the fact that the @email found on the individual PR's
> web page actually is <freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org> which is different
> than <bug-followup at FreeBSD.org>.
The bug-followup address is an alias for freebsd-gnats-submit. It doesn't
really matter which one you use.
> Compare the information found at:
> and the link provided at the foot of the page at, for example:
> Because i don't which email recipient is the good one (better one?), i don't
> know which of the two parts must be adjusted: the bottom part of individual
> PRs, or the problem-reports article.
I prefer the first one, since bug-followup@ is more friendly to us human
earthlings than some obscure gnats-dependent alias. The bug-followup address
is easier to remember, because it matches the functionality of the alias
(followup/reply to a bug report).
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