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[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#747842: xfce4-weather-plugin_0.8.3-1~bpo70+1_i386.changes is NEW

On Tue, 13 May 2014 17:47:09 +0200
Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda at deb.at> wrote:

> * Andres Salomon <dilinger at queued.net> [2014-05-12 17:28:41 CEST]:
> > FYI, this is to deal with https://bugs.debian.org/747842, in case
> > anyone else is having the same problem.
>  Erm, are you sort of abusing backports for getting bugfixes into
> stable?  I hope I misunderstand your intentions, but please don't use
> backports for fixing bugs in stable.  Get them fixed in stable
> instead.

It's not just the bugfix.  I upgraded to see if there was a fix, and
realized that there were a whole host of new features (and the UI has
been improved quite a bit).  I decided that the backport was worth

>  Thanks for the notice, do you want us to reject it and you work on a
> stable update instead?

No.  I filed the bug (which was closed, sigh) so that someone
who hit the bug could decide if they wanted to fix it or upgrade to the
backport.  However, I'm not interested in fixing it in stable; the
backport is much nicer to use.

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