> 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