On Sun, Feb 04, 2018 at 03:22:13PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote: > On Sat, Feb 03, 2018 at 05:57:26PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote: > > I think at the moment the "affects" field in a bug's metadata doesn't > > cause the maintainer of the affected packages to be copied on mail to > > the bug, but it could probably reasonably be changed to do so, > > eliminating the occasional problem where one of a package's maintainers > > doesn't even realise that the RM bug was filed because they weren't > > copied on it; again, only if the BTS has that metadata. > > If someone file an RM bug against a package without the consent of the > maintainer and without Cc'ing the maintainer when submitting the RM bug, > then the problem is the person who submitted the RM bug.
I see no reason to be absolutist about this. It's possible to improve things in more than one place. -- Colin Watson [cjwat...@debian.org]