Make upstream release monitoring (the service formerly known as FEVer) opt-out?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Fri Aug 7 06:21:28 UTC 2009

On 08/07/2009 11:51 AM, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 10:11 PM, Rahul
> Sundaram<sundaram at> wrote:
>> I would prefer the system to be opt-out. For completely new maintainers
>> or anyone maintaining more than a few packages, it certainly is very
>> useful to get notification via bugzilla about new upstream releases.
> Err, uhm...I'd rather not see bugzilla overloaded with this sort of
> notification. But I would LOVE to see this integrated as notification
> information into the Fedora Community portal concept.
> I know a lot of us rely on bugzilla as the mainstay to a lot of our
> workflow...everything is a nail when all you have is a hammer.
> Everything is a bug when all you have is a bug tracker...But I think
> the maintainer portal concept introduced with the debut of Community
> is something we should start driving enhanced functionality at.

If you make maintainers go to a portal, you have lost. Bugzilla gets you
email notifications and that is what I need. If a portal sends me that
notification, that's fine. I don't care where it comes from.


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