[arch-general] closed bugs, open comments?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 15:01:39 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Damjan Georgievski <gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Actually, I kinda don't have that option. I still seriously don't
>>>> understand what this is about. Your bug was not a bug. Period.
>>> That bug is not the single event that prompted me to write this mail.
>>> It has happened a lot.
>>> So let's focus on the main issue.
>> Then convince me - show me some real-world examples (URLs to bug
>> reports) where comments after the fact would have been useful.
>> Currently no one has produced an actual example aside from the fabled
>> idea of a bug where it may be useful
> I'll try, tell me first if it is of any help that
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/ https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/
> https://bugs.kde.org/ do allow comments after closing bugs.
> Though, they also don't close bugs that hastily too. So finding
> examples there like you requested would be maybe harder.
> BTW I myself run a bug tracking site (http://bugs.softver.org.mk/) on
> which we have a policy that it's the reporter who needs to close the
> bug.

I'd prefer to stay away from the "look, these people do it that way!"
arguments - very slippery slope there. Let's stick to Arch Linux bugs
where this would be relevant

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