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Re: Bug#97671: pending meaning change

* Colin Watson (cjwatson@debian.org) wrote :
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 05:08:23PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > The definition of the "pending" tag has been changed to:
> > 
> > ]   pending
> > ]          A solution to this bug has been found and an upload will be
> > ]          made soon.                  
> > 
> > The (release critical) bugs above have been tagged pending for over a
> > month, so by the new definition the tag appears to not apply to the above
> > bugs.
> Would a new 'fixed-upstream' tag be useful? Apart from the meaning
> above, that's the other (ab)use I've been routinely making of 'pending';
> it doesn't necessarily mean that I'm going to be uploading soon, but
> it's a useful way of noting that I don't have to look at this bug any
> more myself (in the non-RC case, obviously), and that I should revisit
> it and probably close it at the next upstream release. For big packages
> like openssh this is very useful.
This sounds like a good thing.

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