Re: wontfix and maintainer turnover
* Michael K. Edwards (firstname.lastname@example.org) [040109 23:25]:
> See #165101 for an example of Branden's scenario: previous maintainer tagged
> it upstream, wontfix. When I adopted the package (libghttp), I figured I had
> better look over the source code anyway, and fixed the bug. This one happens
> to be priority normal, but it's an example of how it's beneficial to a new
> maintainer if the previous maintainers used wontfix instead of closing
> unresolved bugs.
Well, nevertheless, "wontfix" _is_ a resolution of the bug, of course
not the same as "fixed".
> It would be nice to have a
> corresponding "willfix" tag (i. e., in the maintainer's judgment this is a
> good idea and implementing it should be given priority).
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