[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Processed: glimpse package is no longer in the Debian archive

On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 09:18:05PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 09:09:03AM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > Using 'close' to close bugs, especially those which arn't really fixed but
> > just no longer useful, is WRONG. The submitter only gets the subject line,
> > and that's hardly nice. Especially when you tell people "this is a dead
> > package, we won't help you, go find something else".
> > 
> > If this abuse continues, I might just exercise my ability to disable the
> > close command in the control bot one day...
> Do it. There's not much reason to use the close command, when
> you can just email -done.

Either that or cause 'close' to have better behaviour, e.g. send the
complete text of the control message to the submitter. (If that's
possible, that is.)

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

Reply to: