Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e")
On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, Herbert Xu wrote:
> David B Harris <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Completely aside from what's "right" and "wrong", don't you think
> > 'Upstream fixed segfault in --foo-bar (Closes: #12345)' presents the
> > information in an easily-accessible manner?
> No, I believe this information is both redundant and incomlete.
> Please read my earlier posts comparing this with what happens to
> upstream fixes that are noticed after the upload.
Do you agree that closing bugs thru debian/changelog is easier than the old
fashion way of using ####-firstname.lastname@example.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.