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Re: Version tracking in the BTS

Frans Pop <aragorn@tiscali.nl> writes:

> Having those bugs classified as "patched" IMO gives the wrong impression
> to casual readers (read non-developers) as it indicates that the problem
> has already been fixed.

> I personally read "patched" as synonymous to "patch has been applied",
> which is just not true.

Something like "patch available" would sound a lot better to me than
"patched," although it's longer.  That's then still true even if the patch
is bad and just hasn't been triaged yet.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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