[Python-Dev] Small RFEs and the Bug Tracker

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Thu Feb 21 22:24:33 CET 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 8:06 AM, Facundo Batista
<facundobatista at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/2/21, Gregory P. Smith <greg at krypto.org>:
>  > > That sounds eminently sensible. So sensible there should be
>  > > documentation that tells us to do that. Drat it, where's Brett Cannon
>  > > when you need him? :-)
>  >
>  > I'm always faced with a tiny quandry when closing a fixed bug that had a
>  > patch to fix it attached because both seem to apply.  ;-)
>  Yeap, and I'm sure I ave a % of wrongly marked issues when closing, :p.
>  Anyway, if a patch, and a bug, and a RFE, etc, are all "issues", IMHO
>  is cluttering the fact that we have two or three denominations to
>  "this issue was ok and we executed the proper actions to close it".
>  Everything in this aspect would be simpler if we have one word for
>  what I just meant.

Something like "handle" or "resolved". An issue is an issue and we
wanting a single way to say the issue was closed because what is was
about was handled seems reasonable.


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