[whatwg] Regarding rich text editing

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 05:24:50 PDT 2004

On Sat, 03 Jul 2004 20:06:11 -0400, Matthew Raymond
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Jim Ley wrote:
> > In the resolved WONTFIX sense perhaps?
> >
> > http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=97284
>    Perhaps you should read closer:

It says RESOLVED WONTFIX, and whilst it's obvious that bugzilla has
many flaws - surely RESOLVED DUPLICATE newbug, or INVALID would be an
appropriate way to close the bug, saying they WONTFIX the feature
request says that.  Bug Tracking isn't rocket science.

> "However, most of the talented hackers I know dislike bugspam intensely,
> so I'm inclined to close this bug, open another one, and revoke bugzilla
> access from anyone who spams that bug.  How's that for vending a clue, hmm?"

It's rather a depressing state of affairs all round.

>    They haven't closed the issue. They've closed the bug.

>    You may disagree with they way they're handling the spam in this
> bug, but don't misrepresent what's going on here. Mozilla is not opposed
> to addressing this bug. They're just sick of the spam.

So where's the new bug?  Looks like the feature's still closed to me.


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