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Re: 4K Bugs

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: 4K Bugs
Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2015 17:59:52 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> "moreinfo" is a euphemism for "not reproducible", so it's not
> different.  I imagine people who are annoyed by these bugs can filter
> those "moreinfo" out, right?

Sure, if you want to think about them that way.

> Closing bug reports tends to annoy their reporters.

It does, but only because they think "closed" means that the report is
disappeared, and "moreinfo" means that we're still thinking about it.
Both of which are wrong.  :-)

> More importantly, they disappear from all kinds of listings, and you
> need to work hard just to see them, even if you want to.

`debbugs-gnu-search' lists closed bugs by default...

> Debbugs also has a nasty habit of refusing to merge bugs that have
> different status (thus requiring you to send 2 separate commands,
> after the original one bounces).

Well, that's a UI problem.  The debbugs-gnu command functions could
handle all that if that's a problem...

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