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Re: How does the Emacs bug tracker work?

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: How does the Emacs bug tracker work?
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 12:00:06 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> No, in my experience what I want to include in my searches depends a lot
> on what I'm doing.  If I'm searching for duplicates, I want to include
> pretty much all previous bugs no matter what, and if I'm looking for
> "bugs that need love" I don't want to include any wontfix, regardless of
> their age.

When looking for duplicates, do you normally do text-based searches in
the web interface?  Apparently the SOAP interface doesn't allow
searching on the text...

> IOW, I don't find the notion of "closed" to be useful.

I think the normal understanding of "closed" is "a report we're not
going to do anything further with".  Which I think is a nice category to

>> If `date' is the same as `log-modified', it means that nobody has
>> responded to the bug.  This can't be searched for, but can be
>> highlighted in the debbugs buffer.
> Rather than highlight, I'd like to see them sorted first, but yes, that
> should be good enough.

Sure; I can add sorting commands and stuff to the debbugs buffer.

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