Re: Bug#176178: handling open security problems in woody with the BTS (here: the kernel)[was: Re: Bug#176178 acknowledged by developer (do not reopen)]
On 06-Apr-03, 07:22 (CDT), Herbert Xu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 01:25:12PM +0200, No?l K?the wrote:
> > Closing these bugs shows "this bug is fixed in woody" which is not
> > correct so they should left open.
> The reason is that the maintainer has no further part to play
Even if true, the BTS is not there *solely* to serve the maintainer.
Remember, we have these people called "users". Instead of closing it,
tag it "woody" and perhaps add a entry that says a fixed version is
available in proposed-updates.
The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
world. -- seen on the net