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Subject: Re: [boost] A bike shed (any colour will do) on greener grass...
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-31 14:59:31


On 10/31/2013 11:28 AM, Niall Douglas wrote:
>> Release managers are annoyed by having to watch if a
>> given library has reached its "inactivity timeout".
> This can be highly automated. A quick query of the issue tracker
> database will produce a useful shortlist. Automated emails could even
> be sent and another query to check if the maintainer does anything
> after an automated email.

No automated system can correctly distinguish between
- serious bug
- minor bug
- user error
- "yeah, it would be nice. I might get to it someday"
- &c.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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