akurtako at redhat.com
Sat Nov 6 11:38:36 UTC 2010
> > On Sat, 6 Nov 2010 12:23:00 +0200, Alexander wrote:
> > > How can you expect a maintainer to fix/respond to hundreds of bugs and
> > > not expect the user to verify his/her bug still applies?
> > Have you noticed how many ticket EOL warnings some users receive all of
> > a sudden? They may be able to pay attention to one or a few, but not
> > all. And if they reassign a few, how likely is it that there will be
> > a response prior to next EOL?
> Hmm, let's switch user with maintainer?
> Have you noticed how many new tickets some maintainers receive all of a
> sudden? They may be able to pay attention to one or a few, but not all. And
> if the fix a few and ask for additional info on the others, how likely is
> it that there will be a response before they get their package updated
> and/or underlying library changes to make the bug needs retesting?
> Do you see my point now?
Oh and I forgot to add this:
If you think it is discouraging for the user do get his bug autoclosed, why do
you think it is not discouraging for the maintainer to ask questions and noone
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