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Re: How to handle unreproducible RC bugs when the submitter is MIA?

On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 12:05:59PM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 01-Apr-05, 10:08 (CST), Frank K?ster <frank@debian.org> wrote: 
> > I do not think that this bug justifies auctex's removal from testing; on
> > the other hand, I don't think it would be proper to lower its severity
> > before we know more.  But we cannot know whether the submitter will
> > answer again and allow us to decide, and possibly fix or reassign,
> > before sarge is frozen.  

> > How should this bug be handled?

> Downgrade it, tag it as unreproducible (or whatever that exact tag is),
> and don't worry about it. It's clearly not 'grave', since it doesn't
> seem to affect anyone else, and presumably the submitter is not the only
> Debian auctex user .

Just to confirm, this is the release team's policy on handling such bugs.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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