Re: Bug#123234: Deprecate BTS "close" command?
On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 12:33:31PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> > 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
> > thanks
> > Have a nice day!
> > "
> So we fix debbugs to include the comments that are in the control mail.
Back to where we started: people don't (in general) put any useful
comments in that mail. But I certainly agree, this is better than
> 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.
Conversely, there is very strong evidence that many would benefit from
everyone being forced to use the ###-done method instead.
> This is the last I will say on this subject.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Debian GNU/Linux Developer
Queen Mary, Univ. of London see http://people.debian.org/~jdg/
http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~jdg/ or http://www.debian.org/
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