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Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e")

On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, John Hasler wrote:

> mdz writes:
> > Do we need to legislate good sense now?
> If you want all bug closures mentioned in the Debian changelog, change
> policy so that it says so.  I read the present policy document as requiring
> that the Debian changelog mention only changes to the Debian-specific part
> of the package.  If this is not what you mean, clarify it.

Do you agree that closing bugs thru debian/changelog is easier than the old
fashion way of using ####-done@bugs.debian.org?  Do you agree that because it
is easier, it saves you time?

So, if it saves you time, why aren't you writing better changelogs?

If people really think that:

 * Closes: #1234

is appropriate in a changelog, then consider when we didn't have this feature.


be a valid line in a changelog?  No, it wouldn't.

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