Hi, On Tuesday 23 September 2008 23:10, Neil Williams wrote: > > Guess we have different ideas about what "wishlist" bugs are for. > > My attitude is they're for wishes, like the sea is for fishes. > Wishes should still have some possibility of attainment, otherwise it > is wishful-thinking not wishlist. (Subtle difference, at least to me > - and Holger by the sounds of it too). Yup. > Issues that get no response in years, despite all the changes that > happen between the releases that occur within that time, should just be > considered as 'dead'. They had their time, nobody thought they were > good enough ideas to be worth investing any significant amounts of > effort. If it was a good idea, the bug report is still there, it is > still archived. Someone can reopen it *IF* they can make time available > to turn the wish into a proposal. > > If ideas get positive feedback and the bug report has lots of > discussion, maybe it is worth making a Wiki page for the idea (as long > as the discussion has moved beyond painting the bike-shed). Exactly. Sorry for the low signal here, but I thought I should state this as I have been dealing with those general bugs a lot recently. I do consider the general bugs everyDDs bugs though and if there is consensus to leave such bugs open forever, I'm happy to let them be. I just think what Neil summarized above... :-) regards, Holger P.S.: please respect the reply-to: header and don't cc: this bug on replies.
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