Fwd: Re: How to use the new Launchpad status?

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Thu Jul 8 06:10:39 UTC 2010

Hello Brian,

Micah Gersten [2010-07-07 20:06 -0500]:
> Forwarding Brian Murray's response from the ubuntu-bugsquad list.
> As an example there might be a bug about Ubuntu bug reports not being
> fixed which will not stay in an Invalid status because that issue
> happens to be an important matter to a lot of people.  Subsequently,
> setting a bug like that to Opinion may be a useful thing to do.

This seems like a prime example what Opinion should _not_ be. If a bug
cannot be fixed, then no amount of "but this sucks!" exclamations will
change this. So that bug should really be "Invalid".

A better approach to this would IMHO be to make it much harder to
reopen bugs which are in a terminal state (fix released, wontfix,


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