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Re: closing upstream bugs with debian/changelog

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 06:29:57PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
>> Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
>> >
>> >> The majority of them are happy with the notion of closing a bug by
>> >> sending a message to xxxxxx-done@bugs.debian.org outlying the version
>> >> number of the package that it is fixed in.
>> > 
>> > I do not think you can claim to represent a majority of Debian developers in
>> > this matter, and I doubt that you have surveyed any significant number of
>> > them to support your argument.
>> > 
>> > As a data point, most of the developers with whom I have discussed the
>> > subject disagree with you.
>> Really? So you're saying that it is not OK to close a bug by sending
>> a message to the -done address that contains the version of the package
>> that the bug is fixed in?
> That is not what I said.  I don't think you believe it either, and are just

In that case could I possibly ask you to reply to the paragraph that
you're disagreeing with rather than the first one that happens to
come along?

You don't have to do this in this thread unless you feel like it but
it'd be terribly nice if you can do this the next time we have an
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 is out! ( http://www.debian.org/ )
Email:  Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
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