[aur-general] Mandatory comment along with OOD-flag

rafael ff1 rafael.f.f1 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 18:07:47 EDT 2011

2011/9/20 Lukas Fleischer <archlinux at cryptocrack.de>:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 11:26:35AM +0200, nem wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 12:23:54 +0200 Lukas Fleischer
>> <archlinux at cryptocrack.de> wrote:
>> > I kind of like the idea of adding a comment field. I wondered why some
>> > package has been flagged out-of-date a couple of times and I think
>> > having an additional comment might make things easier. -1 to making it
>> > mandatory, though. Martti already gave a reason.
>> >
>> > Anyway, could you please file a feature request?
>> i'm not sure what you have in mind by 'additional comment' - but if
>> someone _wants_ to make a comment, he probably will anyway in the
>> normal comments. another commentfield just for OOD would be redundant,
>> or am i missing your point?
> A separate comment box on a separate "flag package out-of-date" page
> (similar to what archweb does) to
> * Allow for sending that comment alongside the notification mail.
> * Allow for linking the comment to the out-of-date flag (allows TU to
>  quickly check for a reason without having to read all the comments).
> * Show some extra information about what "out-of-date" means.

Lukas, I might be wrong, but this is sort of how flagging out-of-date
works in official repos, right? It sounds good. Better than being
mandatory to add a comment in the comments list after flagging ood -
which I disagree.

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