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Re: how to quickly reduce debian bugcount a *lot*

On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > Is there some kind of policy/current practice about closing bugs as
> > normal user, _not_ debian developer?

> > Is it ok to
> > -close a bug which is fixed that I reported myself

> Yes.

> > -close a bug that I confirmed that it is fixed

> Well, don't close it, but tag it fixed AND send a message to that bug
> stating who you are, and that you tested it AND that the bug has gone away.
> You should also state which version of the software you tested it against.

Speaking for myself, I would not be offended if someone closed out one of my
bug reports for me -- /if/ they were right that the bug was gone.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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