Re: Bug#321701: bug handling is a maintainers job
On Mon, 8 Aug 2005 12:50:48 +0200, Alexander Sack <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Thus, I tell people with wishlist bugs: Hey, better do it on your
> own, otherwise I will either close this bug (if I disagree) or will
> be a bad, lossy proxy when trying to argue, why this feature is
> really needed (e.g. you know better why you want that feature and
> why it might be so important to be added to mainstream apps like
> firefox and thunderbird).
This could be OK, depending on how it is phrased: Telling the
user they can be better advocates for themselves is good; but this
should be an adjunct to the bug in the BTS. Closing or turning away
wishlist bugs merely because the package is too big for you is not
the best solution.
When you don't have an education, you've got to use your
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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