Re: Bug#224742 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#224742: Related to this issue...)
Scripsit Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > The maintainer's insisting on closing the wishlist
> > item simply because he disagrees with the way the reporter wants to
> > use the software, seems very misplaced.
> If you want a favour done, acting obnoxiously and trying to make it into
> a demand seems more out of place.
Who's acting obnoxiously and insisting to speak of a feature *request*
as if it was a *demand*?
> I'm happy to do the same thing for any other maintainer who is being
> attacked by someone who's trying to use the BTS reopen command to force
> a maintainer to do things against their better judgement.
In which way is a wishlist item an "attack"? In which way do you think
a wishlist item could conveivably be used to force a maintainer to do
anything at all? Where is the "force" you speak about?
> Well *someone's* misunderstood something. Given I'm a BTS admin, given
> that I created the "wontfix" tag, and given that I've been around longer
> than Enrico, are you sure you're not jumping to the wrong conclusion?
So - proof by authority?
Henning Makholm "Panic. Alarm. Incredulity.
*Thing* has not enough legs. Topple walk.
Fall over not. Why why why? What *is* it?"