"Submitted Bug Link rejected" notification is kinda useless

RusH citizenr at gmail.com
Fri May 25 00:57:13 CDT 2007

Here is my problem :

On 5/25/07, AppDB <appdb-noreply at winehq.org> wrote:
> Submitted Bug Link rejected
> -------------------------------------------------------
> The Bug Link you submitted for eMule 0.46c has been rejected.
> We appreciate your help in making the Application Database better for all users.
> Best regards.
> The AppDB team
> http://appdb.winehq.org/
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as you can see this automatically generated notification is useless,
it tells me that one of Bug Links has been deleted, but doesnt tell me
which one, and why :(
This is bad for people that submit bug links.
Now the other end of the equation - Im the maintainer of uTorrent on
appdb and had to delete a bug link. Someone submitted a link to a
weird bug, there was no mention about utorrent in that bug and I
couldnt reproduce it. My actions should be
-ask submitter about more details
-delete link filling the REASON field with question to submitter about
more details

but there is no "submitter" field in "Known bugs" list, there is also
no "reason" field when I delete bugs.

In that particular case I digged up the email from AppDB with info
"Link between Bug xxxx and utorrent 1.7 submitted by blabla"
and googled for the blabla person, fortunately I was able to find his
email and write him a message, but it would be far more user friendly
and productive to be able to just do that from the appdb admin form
(mail/message bug submitters/ state reason for deletion)
Who logs in to gdm? Not I, said the duck.

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