Subject: Re: PRs should first have submitted status rather than open
To: Petri Koistinen <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 05/22/2001 22:35:07
On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 09:20:34PM +0300, Petri Koistinen wrote:
> Hi!
> I think PRs should have first status called as submitted rather than open.
> PR is in a sense "open" all the time before it closed. And they should
> have status of open when they are realy read and somebody has started
> working on PR.
> So new PR states should be
> submitted
> ---------
> * The initial state of a Problem Report. This means the PR has been
> filed and the responsible person(s) notified.
> assigned
> --------
> * Responsible people have selected who in looking at this PR. Work has
> started to resolve the PR.
> Analyzed, feedback, closed and suspended status codes should be preserved
> as they are now.
> This change would clarify the current situtation. People who submit PRs
> could clearly see that solving of their PRs has started. Maintainers
> would have better view on which PRs are actually under work.

no need for this; checking the responsible field should be enouth.
If nooone changes the responsible field when someone starts working on the
PR, I can't see why someone would change the status field :)

Manuel Bouyer <>