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Re: wontfix and maintainer turnover

On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 09:45:21PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:
> > On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 08:07:46AM +0100, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> > ...which leads me to this.  If "too many entries makes [a Debian BTS
> > index page] harder to read", the problem is with the interface.
> > 
> > Surely you don't mean to imply that the disposition of a bug report
> > should depend in any way on how many unrelated bugs happen to be in the
> > bug tracking system?  That way lies madness, in my view.
> If a packages bug page gets unreadable due to all the wontfix bugs on
> that package isn't it time to fork the package and fix them yourself?

That's one possible response.  I don't think it's the only reasonable
one in general.

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