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Re: Do not use control@b.d.o for bug ping-pong

On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 03:05:35AM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> If you disagree with a setting that a maintainer has specifically set,
> you should explain in an e-mail to the relevant bug that makes it
> clear why the state should be changed. If the maintainer is not
> convinced, then ask -devel for advice. If -devel agrees, and the
> maintainer is still not convinced, your only choice is to appeal to
> the tech ctte to override the maintainer. [If you're doing this, you
> better have already written (or gotten someone else to write) the
> patch to fix whatever bug you want reopened and fixed; otherwise the
> ctte will likely close and ignore your bug report too.]

FWIW, this particular ctte member is likely to side with any submitter who
can demonstrate that there is a real, non-wishlist bug in the package.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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