[Tracker-discuss] [issue62] Can't follow-up per email

Erik Forsberg metatracker at psf.upfronthosting.co.za
Tue Jan 16 08:01:31 CET 2007

Erik Forsberg added the comment:

"Martin v. Löwis" <metatracker at psf.upfronthosting.co.za> writes:

> This extra header is getting into the subject because all messages are
> also posted to tracker-discuss at python.org now, and mailman inserts that
> as the header.
> It would be possible to fix this in roundup: it would need to look at
> *all* [foo] blocks, not just the first one, and be happy if exactly one
> of them mentions a class name.


I agree that this is a problem, and I think it needs to be fixed
before we go live, or the usefulness of the e-mail interface will be
much lower. 

> For the status quo, there seem to be three alternatives:
> 1 don't add a mailman mailing list to the normal recipients of new
>   issues. This would be unfortunate for the Python tracker, as we
>   used to send all new issues to python-bugs-list at python.org, and
>   would like to continue to do so.
> 2 educate users not to follow up by email
> 3 educate users to edit the subject when following up by email

There is a fourth alternative - modify the lists to not add [listname]
on the subject line. I guess that is not an alternative? 

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