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Subject: Re: [boost] Trac policy on "won't fix" issue
From: Henrik Sundberg (storangen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-26 16:16:46

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 9:53 PM, Ulrich Eckhardt <doomster_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 May 2009 18:52:18 Robert Ramey wrote:
>> What I really need is an option "can't fix".  Since I don't have that
>> I use "won't fix".  About half the time, the original poster
>> reopens it because he thinks I should fix it anyway.  At this
>> point I just leave it open and move on.

Perhaps you should reset them to won't fix after a couple of months again?

> I would leave such bugs open and thus make them easier to find,

Are they really easier to find this way?

> otherwise you get the gun of closing duplicate bug reports.

That should not be a reason for leaving tickets as open.
I'd say that it's more important to know what problems are actually
under consideration to fix. Why should "open" have the extra meaning
"this will never be implemented"?


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