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Re: Bug#224742: Related to this issue...

On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 08:18:53PM +0100, Enrico Zini wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 04:42:03PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > How about this: tag the bug wontfix and close it.
> > FWIW, Bugzilla views WONTFIX as a type of bug resolution, so you get
> > RESOLVED/WONTFIX. By analogy, done/wontfix seems like a sensible state
> > for a bug in debbugs.
> I like the idea.  Some comments:
>  - It could be useful not to archive done/wontfix bugs, to allow other
>    people to contribute ideas or motivations in the future: since the
>    wish has been refused but not satisfied, it seems appropriate to keep
>    the discussion open.
>  - There is a need for documenting this behaviour, should it be
>    accepted, and probably for documenting (and maybe discussing?) other
>    currently undocumented established practices that have popped up in
>    these threads.
>  - It could be useful to implement a view of the wishlist bugs including
>    done/wontfix bugs, to explore the contributed creativity that has not
>    made its way into the package.


Since no one from the BTS admin team replied to this, you might file it
as a wishlist bug against bugs.debian.org.

Hopefully they will be able to resist the temptation to mark it
done/wontfix.  :-P

G. Branden Robinson                |    Freedom is kind of a hobby with me,
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    and I have disposable income that
branden@debian.org                 |    I'll spend to find out how to get
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