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Re: Please don't misuse the debian/changelog to close bugs!

Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> wrote:
> Gerfried Fuchs <alfie@debian.org> wrote:
>> During some of the discussions lately on debian-devel another usage of
>> the changelog has risen interest:
>> * New upstream release (closes: #123, #124, #125)
>> This has also raised some discussions. The thing is this: If #123,
>> #124 and #125 aren't just "New upstream version available" bugreports
>> then quite some people dislike this behavior. It shouldn't be too much
>> hazzle for the maintainer to rewrite this as follows:

> I strongly disagree with your view.  Please respond to my points
> that have been raised previously rather than repeating this dogma.

Could we pretty please let this rest? Both side's arguments have
already been reiterated a thousand times in the Bug#193497-thread.

 cu and- it was difficult to keep myself from really responding and
      restarting the thread, I hope it pays off. - dreas

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