Request for comments: New Bugzilla-based contribution process

Dalibor Topic Dalibor.Topic at Sun.COM
Tue Feb 24 00:43:01 UTC 2009

Max (Weijun) Wang wrote:
>> The harder problem is e-mail.  We can encourage people to use Bugzilla
>> comments, but the e-mail habit runs strong and deep -- especially within
>> Sun -- so that's likely to prove an uphill battle.  Fortunately Google
>> is pretty good at looking for contiguous strings of digits; I'm afraid
>> that's the best solution that I know of in the near term.
> Is it easy to create virtual mail addresses like
> bug0000001 at It can be included in CC of watch alerts.
> If I reply all to the watch alert mail, then my words can be
> automatically added into the discuss thread.

Debian uses an e-mail 'based' bug tracker. That has some obvious consequences: ;)

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