[Rd] Bug repository awakening

Marc Schwartz marc_schwartz at comcast.net
Fri Aug 8 00:53:04 CEST 2008

on 08/07/2008 05:23 PM Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Martin Maechler wrote:
>>>>>>> "PD" == Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk>
>>>>>>>     on Thu, 07 Aug 2008 11:43:50 +0200 writes:
>>     PD> Looks like reports from the last month are trickling
>>     PD> in. 170 of them in incoming, but there's a lot of
>>     PD> spam. I hope Martin's spamfilters are less leaky that
>>     PD> ours, so that they get killed en route to r-devel....
>> Yes, they have been *much* less leaky for quite a while:
>> It's me as admin and Marc Schwartz as volunteer moderator,
>> for all messages from people not subscribed to R-devel.
>> This time (US morning), it was Marc who manually approved many
>> dozens of messages.

A lot (most) of those went to /dev/null and were added to the 
auto-discard list so that they won't continue to be problematic in the 
future. A little CQI for the human filters.

>>  [[ ==> Please, "regular bug reporters", do subscribe to R-devel... ]]
>> Martin Maechler, ETH Zuric
> I still hope that your non-human filters can relieve the human ones....
> As it turned out there were 560 messages by the end of the day.  I've 
> managed to cut that down to about 150, using brute force on the 
> repository, and even that is mostly spam. However, the remainder will 
> still have been forwarded to r-devel.....

Peter, has there been any awakening of prior discussions with respect to 
replacing JitterBug with Bugzilla?



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