Bug#403390: Fwd: Bug#403390 acknowledged by developer (closing 403390)
On 2008-10-06 22:09 +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
> Sven Joachim wrote:
>> I have received a similar mail (for #417879), and the archive of the
>> debian-doc mailing list shows that Luk closed about two dozen other bugs
>> in that impressively informative way recently.
>> It seems the rationale is this: the bugs were for the etch release
>> notes, so they become (more or less) automatically irrelevant for lenny.
>> That's why Martin Zobel-Helas tagged them "pending" in August 2007 and
>> Luk closed them now.
> Martin tagged them pending as they were either fixed (as in don't need
> an update of the release notes anymore) or committed to the release
> notes in a point release of etch.
Thanks; now that you mention it, I see that my bug #417879 has indeed
been fixed by adding a note to section 5.3 of the etch release notes.
Still, mentioning this in the bug closures would have been nice.