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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: Bugzilla e-mail is bouncing and other e-mail issues
Date Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:51:29 GMT
Am 09/05/2011 04:12 PM, schrieb Eike Rathke:
> Hi,
> On Monday, 2011-09-05 08:51:46 +0100, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> Over the weekend, the ASF infra team noticed some e-mail from the ooo BZ
>> instance was bouncing. Specifically, e-mail to
>> There also are 142 other
>> accounts.
>> The delivery failure may be a temporary issue but it highlights a two
>> tasks for the ooo podling.
>> 1. These accounts need to be switched to ASF mailing lists. Please
>> identify the required changes and open a Jira ticket with the
>> infrastructure team to implement the changes.
> I propose the issues@* lists are bundled in one single
> instead.
> In active times, the volume on the general all-bugs list was unbearable
> and even on some issues@*.oo.o lists was very high, especially for the
> main applications and l10n project, so at the end maybe 5 or
> 6 additional ooo-issues-*@i.a.o will be needed where people can
> subscribe to their area of interest.
>> Note: These accounts were enabled. ASF Infra security policy requires
>> that BZ accounts representing mailing lists are disabled. All 143
>> accounts have been disabled. This does not stop update notifications
>> being sent but it does stop people requesting password resets for these
>> accounts or logging on using these accounts.
> Makes sense.
>> 3. The assigned to field is set to just about anything other than
>> ooo-dev@incubator.a.o. In the main ASF Bugzilla instance, this field is
>> hard-coded to the relevant project's dev list and is read-only. This
>> ensures that any updates to any issue are sent to the dev list. ASF
>> policy requires that all issue tracker updates are sent to a project
>> mailing list (usually dev@ or issues@) so that the community is aware of
>> updates to the issues. Please decide how you want to handle this and
>> then open a Jira ticket with the infrastructure team to make the changes.
> Any opinions on creating one ooo-issues@i.a.o for now and maybe
> additional ones later as needed?

Good plan. Make it so. ;-)


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