Re: On maintainers not responding to bugs
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 20:36:21 -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> I have to completely disagree here. When I started in earnest with the
> effort to clean up the sasl package, I literally spent three twelve hour
> days in a row doing nothing but bug triage. I really am not surprised
> that people had not offered to help previously. There were bugs which
> had been unanswered for months or years. And that was for a package
> with only ~100 bugs. When we finally uploaded the new version, it
> closed something like 38 bugs.
> IOW, having the packages bugs properly organized and triaged is critical
> to knowing what you are fixing with each upload.
And I prefer spending my time fixing real bugs or packaging new releases
which fix real bugs than replying to every single bug report and not
fixing any. I don't have time to do both. But YMMV.