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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-08 09:44:08

on Mon Nov 05 2007, David Abrahams <> wrote:

> on Sun Nov 04 2007, Beman Dawes <> wrote:
>>> I'd much rather have issues go directly into Trac and get closed
>>> quickly than that they get lost.
>> Sometimes I get an email when a Trac bug report is for one of my
>> libraries, sometimes I don't. I'm not sure if that's a problem with Trac
>> or with an over aggressive spam filter at my email provider.
> If the bug's component field is not set to a library for which you're
> listed as the owner, you won't get email.
>> Not sure what the best policy is. Trac seems best for those who
>> don't follow the list closely.
> And most of our *users* don't. Those of us who are active
> contributors know how to get stuff done. People who run into the
> recommendation about how to report bugs are most likely not subscribed
> to boost-devel, and asking them to subscribe just makes it harder for
> us to find out when something goes wrong.

Discussion seems to have died down without anyone expressing a
passionate opinion other than me, so unless someone pipes up soon I'm
going to change that page to recommend filing Trac tickets.

Dave Abrahams
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