Resolving issues on the bugtracker

Jonathan M Davis jmdavisProg at
Fri Feb 24 20:24:15 PST 2012

On Friday, February 24, 2012 20:15:01 H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 07:52:18PM -0800, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
> > On Friday, February 24, 2012 19:51:21 H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > > What's the convention on resolving issues on the bug tracker?
> > > 
> > > I just investigated issue 6709, and it appears that it's not a
> > > Phobos bug, but a bug in /bin/ip. Should I go ahead and resolve it?
> > 
> > Well, if it's not a bug in Phobos, and you can't reasonably create a
> > fix which works around the problem, then I don't see what else you can
> > do.
> What I was wondering is whether just anyone can resolve the bug vs.
> someone designated.

Well... Technically speaking, anyone can. No special permissions are required. 
And I'm not aware of any official policies on the matter. But if you close a 
bug, you should be certain that it _should_ be closed, and make sure that you 
comment with the reasoning for it.

- Jonathan M Davis

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