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Re: request for two new BTS tags

Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 03:34:40PM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > On 21-Nov-00, 14:45 (CST), Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> wrote: 
> > > So it would still be grave/important, but noted that a fix has been
> > > prepared.
> > So what's the point of this? If the fix is not generally available to
> > users, the tag would seem to serve as only a marker for the maintainer
> > to note "yeah, I've fixed this". The (local to the maintainer) changelog
> > serves just as well.
> It's also useful to people considering fixing a bug, helping to avoid
> duplication of effort.

It's also very useful for people who are wondering how long it's going to be
until the bug is fixed.
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