[Tracker-discuss] [issue16] Automatic issue expiration

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Apr 7 08:18:32 CEST 2009

"Martin v. Löwis" writes:
 > > But what's the point of "pending", then?  It seems something that
 > > would be rarely useful.
 > On SourceForge, I have used it quite often. I use it in cases like
 > a) "I assume (although you didn't say) you did this and that,
 >     which cannot work because of such and such. Will close the
 >    issue soon."
 > b) "It's been a long time. If you are still interesting in pursuing
 >    the issue, please let us know."

OK, that's very much the way I would use it.  I guess we're both
talking mostly about situations where the issue can be closed unless
the OP (less likely, some third party) has something to say about it.

 > I'm not a native speaker of English[.]

You keep saying that, but you keep fooling me.  As far as usage, your
usage of the tracker status conforms to my expectation.  I can easily
imagine having an identical conversation with a native speaker.

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