[Python-Dev] New bugtracker projec

Neal Norwitz neal@metaslash.com
Fri, 24 May 2002 11:18:06 -0400

Michael Hudson wrote:
> Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:
> > [David]
> > > As a followup to a previous message, I remembered one problem with the
> > > original roundup nosy-list mechanism, and that's the "adding to cc list
> > > by replying to a email" behavior.  It's the key behind the nosy-list
> > > concept, and I must say that it worked great when we had a small team of
> > > developers (4-5) and beta users.  When we scaled up to over 10 people
> > > and thousands of users, then that behavior was much too generous, and
> > > you hesitated to make a comment on a bug for fear of being attached to
> > > that bug forever.
> >
> > There should be a way to remove yourself.
> But of course sf doesn't have one of these, and while it's a tad
> annoying to still get all the comments on bugs that I moved out of the
> 2.2.1 category, it hasn't been a major problem yet.  Though I guess if
> you can comment via email, you get more comments...

If you click the Monitor button when viewing the bug,
this will toggle getting mail.  So if you are already monitoring
the bug, it will unmonitor you.