[Exherbo-dev] BUGS_TO discussion

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 27 07:52:31 BST 2011


On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:09:24 -0700
Alex Elsayed <eternaleye+usenet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wulf C. Krueger wrote:
> > BUGS_TO just provides you with a means to find out whom to to
> > contact in case of doubt/questions/whatever.
> 
> In order to best do this, might it be a good idea to change it to be 
> an email-style address list?
> i.e. 
> BUGS_TO="Alex Elsayed <eternaleye at gmail.com>, John Doe
> <jdoe at example.com>"
> 
> That would make it much easier to find the person/people on IRC when
> their email address doesn't match their IRC nick, but do have the
> real name set for WHOIS. Maybe even include the IRC nick in
> parentheses as part of the name.

That would mean adding in a whole new special parser thing and a way of
combining stuff across exlibs for it. Do you really want a new,
inconsistent syntax?

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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