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Re: Version tracking in the BTS

On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 10:45:47AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> 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.

Shorter: "with patch" (which could be moved to "with good patch" if the tag
+patch and +confirmed where used? "patched" looks more like it should be used
when +patch and +pending have been used)



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