Re: spam closes Debian bugs!
Andreas Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Mathieu Roy <email@example.com> wrote:
>> It already happened that a bug report was closed by a spam.
You don't maintain a package with many open bugreports, lucky you, if
you believe it "already happened" to _one_ bug...
> So the
>> problem does exists, you cant deny it. What you can say it that you are
>> questioning the importance of the issue.
> Not the importance but the extent, and I claim that one bug being
> closed by spam is no problem.
Especially given that the bug was against a package with a list of
maintainers - I am rather astonished that it wasn't reopened multiple
If a package maintainer doesn't notice that the status (closing, tags,
upstream, whatever) of his or her bugs has been changed by spam, he/she
should really consider orphaning the package.
 if I remember the number correctly, and it wasn't two bugs this
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