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Re: New package notices via bug tracking system.




> Joey Hess <joey@kite.ml.org> writes:
> > The real reason I'm replying to this: I wonder what the other developers
> > think about bug reports that just say a new version is available (as opposed
> > to, a new version is available, and fixes this nasty bug).

> I think it's a good idea.  I don't always notice when a new version of
> one of my packages is released, and the bug system makes a nice
> reminder once I've been notified.
> 
> -- 
> Rob

Me too.  The "bug" system is sort of a mis-nomer, it's also great for
feature requests and notifying that a new version is available.
People shouldn't interpret the number of bugs against a package as
an indication of its quality -- they could all just be requests for
enhancements.

Cheers,

 - Jim

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