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Using e-mail & patches for the development (esp. first-time contribution) is somewhat scary: the fear of messages / responses being lost or erroneously marked as spam, patches being wrongly prepared or sent into a wrong place, and people loudly complaining about it in the lists, plus it often exposes the e-mail address to spam. — Lots of doubts.
No wonder GH/PRs and GL/MRs respectively are way more popular.
GNOME switched from BZ to GL, and the effect is already evident.