I'd like to propose the following addition to the policy manual (in chapter 6, "Procedure"): <sect>Dealing with bugs <p>When a bug is reported in your package, check that you can duplicate it as quickly as possible. If you can't duplicate it, ask for more information. If you can duplicate it, send a message to the bug system stating so. This will make it clear to everyone that the bug is real and that the maintainer is working on it. Then proceed to fix the bug. <p>Once you have fixed the bug, leave it open in the bug system until you have uploaded the next version of the package, and it has been installed into the main ftp site. This makes sure that the person who reported the bug can immediately download it and check that the bug is indeed fixed. Comments? -- Please read <http://www.iki.fi/liw/mail-to-lasu.html> before mailing me. Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list.
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