Auto-WONTFIX for old UNCONFIRMED wishlist items

Jeroen Wijnhout Jeroen.Wijnhout at
Fri Nov 5 07:24:19 GMT 2004

On Thursday 04 November 2004 22:39, Aaron Seigo wrote:
> On November 4, 2004 13:32, Jeroen Wijnhout wrote:
> > confirm wishlist items (doesn't make sense to me), but that doesn't mean
> > I want them to be marked as wontfix.
> it makes the bug database that much less useful for others ... personally
> i've been marking wishlist items that are "within the bounds of
> reasonability" as New so that i can sort out the ones that aren't more
> easily later.
> looks like Coolo has just gone and helped me out quite a bit with that ;)
> > Personally I don't think it is a good idea to automatically close
> > wishlists like this. It seems a bit rude. Sure, the clean up is nice.
> > Perhaps, as a comprise, you could automatically send an email to the bug
> > owner about the expired wishlist item. Then he or she could close the
> > bug.
> why would they close their own wishlist item? believe me, they won't. they
> hate it enough when someone else closes them as WONTFIX ;-)

I meant the bug-owner, i.e. the developer in charge, not the reporter. In the 
case of Kile, the bug-owner would typically me. Call me a control freak, but 
I wouldn't like it if some script would close the wishlist item for me.

Kile - KDE Integrated LaTeX Editor

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