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Re: Handling bugs in obsolete code

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Handling bugs in obsolete code
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2016 18:10:31 +0200

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, Andrew Hyatt <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2016 02:59:32 -0500
> I think you're over-thinking it.
> The number of bugs in "obsolete" files is a tiny, insignificant
> fraction, and always will be. (I'm not even sure there are any left open.)
> Their influence on your stats will not be measurable.
> As debbugs.gnu.org maintainer, I won't define a new global "obsolete"
> tag for such a minority use. You could use a usertag, if you really want
> to (or just retitle them to add eg "[obsolete]").

Retitling sounds right to me, FWIW.

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