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Re: Bug#224742 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#224742: Related to this issue...)

Scripsit Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@raw.no>

> | It is certainly not obvious to a bystander what Anthony thinks is
> | wrong with the request, except that for non-disclosed reasons he
> | doesn't like it.

> Why does he have to provide any other reason?  He's upstream for
> ifupdown, and as such, he can accept or refuse any feature request,
> for any reason.

Quite right - nothing at all compels him to do anything at all to
*implement* the request. He seems to also want the power to prevent
people from at all voicing requests he does not like. That is *not*
fair. It is hiding problems.

> Playing the «reopen the bug in the BTS» game is just silly

Why isn't the "close bugs to repress requests that I don't like" game
just as silly?

Henning Makholm                        "Nej, hvor er vi altså heldige! Længe
                                      leve vor Buxgører Sansibar Bastelvel!"

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