[Rd] Suggestion for the R Bugs web page

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at mn.rr.com
Wed Jun 22 21:38:51 CEST 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 21:15 +0200, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz at mn.rr.com> writes:
> > > Note that we (well, primarily Peter Dalgaard) have considered
> > > complete changes to the R-bugs "system" anyway some of which
> > > would obliterate the e-mail interface completely IIRC.
> > 
> > Bugzilla?  ;-)
> > 
> > JitterBug of course is no longer actively maintained by the Samba folks.
> X-actly. No need for the smiley. Apart from the maintenance issue, we
> also have the problem of spam injection, aggravated by the fact that
> Jitterbug is chopping headers off incoming mail, so that it looks like
> it comes from us. We did get blackholed at one point - the entire
> pubhealth department...

Ouch. That's not good.

Perhaps that's one of many reasons that the Samba folks themselves have
switched to Bugzilla?

> It would be a no-brainer to switch to Bugzilla, were it not for the
> 3000 or so messages that are already sitting in the Jitterbug
> database.  

Might the python script linked at the follow Bugzilla report be of use?


See the attachment in Comment #1:


as the author's web site link appears to be offline. I don't know
python, so I would defer to others with more expertise as to whether the
above is useful "as is", or might serve as a starting point.


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