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Re: policy around 'wontfix' bug tag




On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 15:45:54 -0600, David Wright wrote:

> On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 20:26:46 (+0000), Brian wrote:
> > On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 13:13:18 -0600, David Wright wrote:
> > 
> > > On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 18:06:34 (+0000), Brian wrote:
> > > > On Mon 05 Feb 2018 at 12:53:36 -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 05:31:29PM +0000, Brian wrote:
> > > > > > AfAIK. there isn't any way to determine whether a message posted to
> > > > > > -user is from a non-subscriber.
> > > > > 
> > > > > I believe some people are using the one of the X-Spam* headers
> > > > > and looking for the LDOSUBSCRIBER substring.  Which is extremely
> > > > > non-obvious, and probably not a vector that ordinary users can
> > > > > easily pursue.
> > > > 
> > > > The presence of LDOSUBSCRIBER indicates the post is from a subscribed
> > > > member. It absence tells you nothing about whether the person (as
> > > > indicted by the From: header) is subscribed or not.
> > > 
> > > Agreed; I've never earned the privilege of that in my header.
> > > I've sometimes wondered whether that's the reason I occasionally
> > > fall foul of the spam filter, and have to re-post.
> > 
> > I cannot account for that (and I doubt listmaster will enlighten us) but
> > this mail of yours has
> > 
> > Received: from david by alum with local (Exim 4.80)                                                                  
> >         (envelope-from <david@alum>)                                                                                 
> >         id 1eimCc-0000EV-Nv; Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:13:18 -0600
> > 
> > Received: from localhost (localhost [127.0.0.1])                                                                     
> >         by bendel.debian.org (Postfix) with QMQP                                                                     
> >         id B714B37A; Mon,  5 Feb 2018 19:13:44 +0000 (UTC)
> > 
> > Very timely.
> 
> Is that meant to tell me something (as you wrote "but")?

I recived B714B37A 26 seconds after you posted it. Just thought you
would like the comfort of knowing your mail traversed the system
just as quickly as others do.

-- 
Brian.