Re: Bug#123234: Deprecate BTS "close" command?
On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 12:13:14PM +0100, Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 07:19:13PM +0000, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > > People may not be aware: sending a "close" to control sends the
> > > submitter a short email saying "This bug has been closed; you should
> > > be hearing from the maintainer with an explanation shortly", whereas
> > > sending to nnnnn-done does the same *but* it appends a copy of the
> > > email sent to nnnnn-done. Much more user-friendly.
> > The close command may be modified to send a copy of the eventually added
> > comments to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or
> > email@example.com.
> > IMHO in this way it would be more useful and the same user-friendly.
> No, because receiving a mail like:
> "Your bug report has been closed because a Debian maintainer sent the
> following commands to the BTS:
> close 123234
> close 123456
> Have a nice day!
So we fix debbugs to include the comments that are in the control mail.
In any event, I tire of this thread. I don't want to do anything about it. I
have not seen conclusive proof that no one would miss the close ### syntax.
Therefore, I see no need to disable the command.
This is the last I will say on this subject.