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Subject: Re: [boost] Trac policy on "won't fix" issue
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-27 01:12:36

Henrik Sundberg wrote:
> 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,

FYI - in these cases (there are only 2) the poster and I can't agree
that it's a bug. I say it isn't he says it is - so I just leave it at that.
It's not a big deal.

> 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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