Bug 22198 - CLOSED status not documented
CLOSED status not documented
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Component: Bugzilla General (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-12-13 01:47 EST by Stephen Rasku
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-13 05:43:29 EST
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Description Stephen Rasku 2000-12-13 01:47:13 EST
On the bug status documentation page, it doesn't document the CLOSED
status.  It should, as a minimum, explain who can close a bug (i.e. can an
external reporter close a bug) and under what circumstances you should
close a bug.

For mozilla, someone may resolve a bug I reported.  I then download the
latest version and test whether the bug has really been fixed.  If it has
been fixed, I mark it VERIFIED.  RH doesn't have a VERIFIED status. Is the
CLOSED status an equivalent?
Comment 1 David Lawrence 2000-12-13 10:29:19 EST
Okay, I have added a description to the bug_status.cgi page to explain the
nature of the CLOSED status a little better. This is status has been debated
within Red Hat for some time now and is actually rarely used. I may end up doing
away with it entirely but until that time I have put a description of what it
could be used for on the help page.

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