[aur-general] Community and the AUR (Was: Vote - Moving [community] to use same system as main repos)

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 12:01:25 EST 2009

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 10:59:53AM -0500, Eric Bélanger wrote:
> +1 for disabling comments for repo packages.  Even with warnings, we
> risk having users using the comments instead of the bug tracker to
> report bugs. We already have users abusing the flag out-of-date
> functionnality to report bugs.  If devs are very unlikely to read
> those comments, why would we have them in the first place?  If users
> want to discuss about a package among themselves, they already have
> plenty of ways to do it: forums, ML, IRC.

That doesn't stop users from reporting bugs on the forums, ML, IRC
and expecting devs to read them. Having comments and discussion about
a package alongside the package makes a lot more sense than having the
discussion detached elsewhere.

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