a reminder to PR submitters

Ceri Davies setantae at submonkey.net
Thu Oct 23 04:34:13 PDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 03:30:36PM -0500, Eric Anderson wrote:
> Mark Linimon wrote:
> >While these are all good points, a GNATS upgrade is in the
> >works, so there's little reason to try to fix the existing one.
> >IIRC des has been insistent on deprecating the severity/priority
> >fields (as you note, the data in them are 90%+ bogus).
> >
> >However, worse than all these problems is the fact that no
> >one has come up with code to reenable the web-based send-pr,
> >and IMHO that's a more important (but related) task to all
> >the above.
> >
> >Note that I'm not volunteering any patches to any of the
> >above at this time :-)
> >
> >Well, maybe I might for the templates, since they're pretty
> >busted, anwyays.
> I'd be willing to work on a replacement for the web-send-pr cgi 
> program.  I looked at it a year or so ago, and got distracted by other 
> things. 
> Can someone give me a list of "requirements" for the new program?

Don't spam the PR database.

As it happened, the open proxy checking that I added a year ago only
had a week to run before we turned it off altogether, so it may be that
it would be OK as it stands.


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