Bugs managment

Rocco Stanzione grasshopper at linuxkungfu.org
Mon Mar 20 20:17:59 GMT 2006

On Monday 20 March 2006 12:36, João Pinto wrote:
> is there any rule for inactive bugs management on malone ?
> The feeling I got with the few bugs I have reported is that there is no
> general concern about bugs management unless the bug affects a
> considerable amount of users.
> In my opinion a bug should not be  open without any activity after a few
> months, the two possible scenarios for idle bugs are:
> - The reporter(s) are not providing any feedback for the package
> maintainer to arrange for a fix - Bug should be closed
> - The maintainer(s) are not providing any feedback for the bug
> resolution -  The bug must be assigned to another developer

+1.  I've seen bugs that have been fixed languish for months without being 
closed, too.  It would be useful if the number of open bugs could be taken as 
some kind of progress indicator.

Rocco Stanzione
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