[arch-general] closed bugs, open comments?

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 12:23:33 EST 2009

>> Sometimes you just have useful information that would interest the
>> original poster, the people who helped him out and/or anyone who reads
>> the ticket afterwards because he has the same problem.
> True but leaving comments open means more emails. As one who is
> actually assigned to a lot of these bugs (and has to act on them), I
> get 30ish email threads a day (not sure of individual emails - thanks
> gmail!) from open bugs alone. If we start allowing comments on closed
> bugs, they're going to send me emails too and the actual stuff I need
> to do is going to get lost in the sea of emails.
> Not allowing comments on closed bugs is about signal vs noise. I, for
> one, would very much prefer as little noise as possible.

You have the option instead of closing the bug, or denying comments,
to just remove yourself from the notfication list or from the assignement.

The problem here is that your equalizing noise to you, for noise to
everyone else.


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