Re: interpretation of wontfix
- Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 21:20:07 +0300
- From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: interpretation of wontfix
On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 01:59:29PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> The maintainers intend to fix this bug quickly, probably in the
> next upload to Debian unstable.
> [ I find myself using a browser tab on my laptop for this, which
> is distinctly suboptimal. ]
If this would be useful for your personal workflow, it sounds like a
perfect usecase for a usertag with you as user.
> The maintainers lack the effort to work on this bug in the
> foreseeable future.
> Contributions to help progress this bug would be welcome, and a
> correct fix would be accepted. But, the maintainers advise
> that working on other bugs may be an easier way of making
> bigger improvements to Debian.
Sounds like overdesign to me.
When I see a bug "FTBFS on big endian" with "help" tag and a maintainer
statement in the bug "I don't care about big endian but I am willing
to apply patches", then that's all I need to know.
"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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