The chronoilogicallly ordered bug pages
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The bug system shows the different mails about a particular bug in
*reverse* chronological order.
I think this behaviour is completely annoying and have submitted a bug
(#14572) against it.
Ian Jackson want us to reach a consensus here (debian-devel).
(He has asked *please* not to Cc: him).
So far only two people think this behaviour is ok and should not be
Scott Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Ian Jackson <email@example.com>
and five people agree that the current behaviour is wrong and should be
changed (i.e. the right order should be chronological order).
Adrian Bridgett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com>
Richard Braakman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Juan Cespedes <email@example.com>
Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Each bug has a web page in the bug system. This page is made with all the
messages sent to the email@example.com address (including the initial
Because of this, the web page reflects a discussion about the
bug, which IMHO is *really difficult* to follow when read backwards.
I would like to hear some valid[*] reason in favour of the current
order (reverse chronological).
[*] I think I have showed that the last mail about a subject is
often *not* "the most accurate and informative" as Ian Jackson says.
(see my message dated "Fri, 7 Nov 1997 22:03:31 +0100").
[ Before joining this thread, *please* read the logs about this
bugs first. ]
[ p.s. Please don't Cc: me on *this* thread. I will read it
from debian-devel ].
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