Re: [all candidates] Removing or limiting DD rights?
Tollef Fog Heen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> ]] Russ Allbery
> (Cc to owner@bugs, M-F-T to -project.)
>> Note that we already did do something about it by deprecating close in the
>> BTS in favor of sending a real email message to -done that is copied to
>> the submitter. The Debian BTS now nags the maintainer about telling the
>> submitter something if they use the close command.
> We did this ages ago. Perhaps it's time to retire the close command
It's useful in some specific situations when you're doing mass bug
manipulation (I've used it for that purpose) that's really just
book-keeping and doesn't need to notify anyone. But they're fairly
limited, and mostly one wants the fixed command instead anyway.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>