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Subject: Re: bug report closing (was Re: Release policy and coordination)

Re: bug report closing (was Re: Release policy and coordination)

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 00:14:45 -0500

I agree, with the ability of anyone to close bug reports, you should be able
to close them with a message like "This should be fixed in CVS now. Open a
new one if the bug still exists, with updated instructions on how to
reproduce them with a new build."

On 5/31/06, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> On Tue, 30 May 2006, Zakk Roberts wrote:
> > iPod bug reports, and the policy is not clear to me on how aggressive we
> > should be about closing them because they aren't supported models. I
> think
> > several of the 'should-be-fixed' ones are also still open even after
> fixes
> > are committed with comments from the devs asking "is this fixed with
> latest
> > CVS?" and getting no response;
> My position on this: *all* bugs that have an outstanding question that
> needs
> to be answered for the bug case to "move forward" SHOULD be closed if
> nobody
> replies to the open question within two weeks.
> If the submitter happens to be legitimately away for that period, he/she
> can
> always re-open the task later or submit a new bug report.
> --
> Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2006-05-31

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