[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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