[Reportbug-maint] Bug#774764: reportbug: Add a way to send kudos to a developer directly

Antonio Ospite ao2 at ao2.it
Wed Jan 7 10:42:25 UTC 2015

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.6.3
Severity: wishlist

Dear Maintainer,

the --kudos option seems to require a package name, but sometimes we
want to send kudos to developers for their general work not only for one

Maybe a way to send kudos to an @debian.org address can be added?


-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="ao2 at ao2.it"
EMAIL="ao2 at ao2.it"
DEBFULLNAME="Antonio Ospite"

** /home/ao2/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.39"
mode standard
ui text
smtphost "out.alice.it"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (900, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.19.0-rc3-ao2 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.utf8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python            2.7.8-2
ii  python-reportbug  6.6.3
pn  python:any        <none>

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                                 <none>
ii  debconf-utils                              1.5.55
ii  debsums                                    2.0.52+nmu2
pn  dlocate                                    <none>
ii  emacs24-bin-common                         24.4+1-4.1
ii  exim4                                      4.84-6
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-transport-agent]  4.84-6
ii  file                                       1:5.22+2-1
ii  gnupg                                      1.4.18-6
ii  python-gtk2                                2.24.0-4
pn  python-gtkspell                            <none>
pn  python-urwid                               <none>
ii  python-vte                                 1:0.28.2-5
ii  xdg-utils                                  1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.2

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python-debian     0.1.25
ii  python-debianbts  1.12
pn  python:any        <none>

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information
Antonio Ospite

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
   See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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