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Re: A new axis for bugs?

Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Oct 06, 1999 at 02:34:20AM -0400, Branden Robinson wrote:

> > unreproduced
> > reproduced
> > possible fix
> > known fix
> > 
> > Basically I see bug fixing as proceeding sequentially down this list.
> > There's a state above "unreproduced", which is "not a bug", and you close
> > it almost immediately.  There's also the state after "known fix", which is
> > implementation, and is reflected by closing it or setting its severity to
> > "fixed".

There's another state before "unreproduced" -- maybe "unacknowledged"; i.e. 
the maintainer has not responded to the submitter (via the BTS).  We could
then more easily find old bugs that have apparently been ignored.

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