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Re: On Bugs

Barak Pearlmutter <bap@cs.unm.edu> writes:

>  - the policy is that only the maintainer or the person who reported
>    the bug can close it.  That could be relaxed: have policy say that
>    *anyone* can close it, provided they have good reason to believe
>    the bug is actually fixed.  Have this cause email to be sent to the
>    maintainer and original reporter telling them how to cancel the
>    closing if they feel that is appropriate.  But if they take no
>    action, it stays closed.

I don't think the problem with bugs is that we have lots of fixed bugs
which aren't getting closed. 

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