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Re: closing upstream bugs with debian/changelog

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
> Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> wrote:
>> If the Debian changelog is going to be used to close bugs in the Debian
>> BTS, it needs to explain why those bugs are being closed.  The above
> Herbert Xu wrote:
>> I understand that you set yourself at a standard above the rest of us
>> which is all good, but this is not how the majority of Debian developer
>> operate.
> Branden made a statement about explaining why bugs are closed in the
> changelog, and you claimed that the majority of Debian developers don't do
> this.

Please put this in context.  The very next paragraph says

>> 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.

So I don't see how you can conclude that I'm generalising debian/changelog
usage rather than BTS closure practice.
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