Bug#908155: Coordination with upstream developers not universally applied
Thorsten Glaser writes ("Bug#908155: Coordination with upstream developers not universally applied"):
> On Thu, 6 Sep 2018, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> > That's not the current/best practice for a number of packages,
> > either because of the sheer volume of bug reports/size of the
> > package or because some of the bugs are very specific to the
> > reporters setup and having the Debian maintainer as a middle
> > person forwarding information back and forth would be useless
> > (e.g. for the Linux kernel where a lot of bug reports are
> > hardware-specific).
> I respectfully disagree.
I think it is usually better if the Debian maintainer can do this.
I would like to encourage maintainers do do it. But I really don't
think we can make this mandatory.