Riku Voipio <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 02:53:01PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote: >> it's your responsibility as a Debian maintainer to handle bugs in your >> packages. > > There is no way you can say to a volutantary worker "I demand to be > served for free!" Ofcourse, technically closing upstream bugs is wrong. > But it is just as wrong to only reopen them. > > You should have send them to the kde upstream Bug Tracking System > and mark them "forwarded to upstream" in debian BTS. Since you appear > to be unwilling to help debian project even that small way, > I've promised Chris to read through the bug list in weekend, and submit > and mark upstream bugs to kde BTS. No, the maintainer(s) should do that. That is not a submitter's responsibility. >> It's _not_ OK to tell the users of your packages to only file them >> upstream. > > This is ludicrous. There is no advantage to anyone if obvious > upstream issues pass through debian BTS. Packaging bugs > to debian BTS, upstream bugs to upstream BTS. If unsure, > to debian BTS. Bullshit. There's plenty advantage for a submitter to *always* use the Debian BTS to report bugs, namely because, as a Debian user, I don't give a rats ass when upstream fixes a bug; I'm only interested in when that fix is released in a Debian package. -- I'm sick of being the guy who eats insects and gets the funny syphilis.
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