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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 <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> 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.


Steve Greenland
    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

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