Barry deFreese wrote: > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >> The newest fad in Mass bug closings is: >> All bugs against package "nurd5" have been automatically closed without >> further review, as "nurd5" has been removed from Debian. > > Where possible they are being reviewed. Of course it's possible that I > am missing some but say in the case of exim, I specifically asked the > exim4 folks about them. > > Also, would it not be the maintainers responsibility to re-assign a bug > from nurd5 to nurd6 if it was still there or no? I assume that in _all_  cases an attempt is made to contact the maintainers first? I also assume that this is only done after a package is also no longer in stable or, as long as it is supported, in oldstable? Cheers, FJP  Except maybe if the removal BR makes it completely clear that the package was not replaced.
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