On 10729 March 1977, MJ Ray wrote: >> Simply change the NMUs to be always 0-day, for all bugs >=3Dnormal. Which >> means - upload and mail to BTS at the same time. > Would that mean we get BTS+NMU tennis instead of BTS tennis, > where differences of opinion over what is a serious bug result > in 0-day NMUs as well as BTS reopens? I didnt say serious, I said normal and i said have it forever. If someone doesnt agree with a fix it should come up with something better. > The key trouble is that non-maintainers are often not familiar > with the history of the package and the difficult decisions which > have been taken and some don't bother to follow the references > given in the changelog. Meanwhile, there's some pressure not > to make the debian dir so verbose it includes transcripts of > key discussions. If you have a bug that shouldnt get fixed for some reason - state it in the bug. You know, you can mail this BTS thing and it will show up (after some time until the worms sorted it right :) ). > I'm not sure what the solution is, but 0-day always seems a big > step backwards for Quality Control. More co-maints seems a > better idea as a step forwards. I disagree. There are packages bad maintained with teams and without teams. Its not that forcing team maintenance gets you anything better by default. -- bye Joerg > Or write yourself a DFSG-free replacement for that piece of software. Using the copy and paste method from the old source, obscured by irrelevant changes.
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