Bugzilla bugs: close ones waiting for feedback >3 months?

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Sun May 4 22:16:59 EST 2003

Darren Tucker wrote:
> Hi All,
> 	I've been going through the bug queue and there's a number that have been
> waiting for reporter feedback for a long time (in one case 7+ months).
> 	Would anyone consider it unduly harsh if I took an axe to the queue and
> closed any bugs (ie the unconfirmed or WORKSFORME type) that have been
> waiting for reporter feedback for more than, say, 3 months?  (Unless
> there's a documented reason, like "I'll look at this when I get back from
> my 6-month around-the-world vacation".)
> 	If the user can't get back to us in a quarter year, it can't too much of
> a problem and the bug can always be re-opened.

Yes, 3 months is usually the mark at which I close the bug with a "xx 
months and no feedback == no bug" comment :)

WORKSFORME is the resolution that I usually use.


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