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Bug#403390: Fwd: Bug#403390 acknowledged by developer (closing 403390)

On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 10:25:47PM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> 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.

I've bad connectivity now, so I cannot check ATM, but IMHO an
explanatory messages would have been nice, and maybe closing them once
included (instead of tagging them pending) would be an improved



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