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Bug#367709: Processed: There is still no valid reason to close this bug.

On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Further attempts to modify the state of this bug contrary to the
> > maintainer or CTTE's wishes without the intervention of a GR
> > authorized by project developers will result in the restriction of
> > the control interface to the BTS.
> Yes, right, so, i get threatened, and judged even before people read a
> word of what i write,

It doesn't matter what you write or have written or who you are. The
people who are allowed to have the final say on the state of a bug in
a package is well defined and has been explained before. In this case,
the CTTE has the final say on the state of this bug, irregardless of
whather their decision is correct or incorrect.

> To which idid what every sensible DD would have done, what would be
> the duty of every DD even, and reopened the bug. You would have done
> the same in my place.

The issue is not the original reopening of the bug; the issue is the
continued reopening of the bug. Since the desire of the people in
charge of the bugs in the ctte package has been made manifest, it
should be respected.

See http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2006/12/msg00303.html for a
relatively recent explication of the control@ policy, and what will be
done in cases of abuse.

In any event, now that all parties to this bug are once again aware of
the policy, I look forward to not having to address this issue again.

Don Armstrong

"There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX.
We don't believe this to be a coincidence."
 -- Jeremy S. Anderson

http://www.donarmstrong.com              http://rzlab.ucr.edu

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