[arch-general] closed bugs, open comments?
redshift at pandora.be
Tue Feb 17 04:30:47 EST 2009
Damjan Georgievski wrote:
> I find it pretty frustrating that once bugs are closed in
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/ you can no longer add comments.
> The only option you have is request re-opening of the bug, which, I
> guess, would then frustrate the maintainer who closed the bug.
> Adding comments to already closed bugs makes sense to me, since the
> *discussion* is almost always not over when it's (too hastily?)
> closed. Sometimes you want to add comments that strengthens the case
> for closing the report, which also means the report will not be
> re-opened in the future. Sometimes you need to supply more
It's a BUG TRACKER, not a FORUM. If you really want to keep discussing something further, post it to the mailinglist or the forum. You know, the places that were _made_ for discussion? The right tool for the right job please!
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