Bug#882601: sox: bug-presubj contains ill formed english

Jaromír Mikeš mira.mikes at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 16:08:55 UTC 2017

2017-11-24 15:00 GMT+01:00 James Cowgill <jcowgill at debian.org>:

> This is not grammatically correct English. I think this better:
> "
> If the bug you are about to report is not Debian specific, please
> consider reporting it to the upstream developers at:
>  sox-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> "

​Thank you for this improvement.​

> As a side note (since I guess this is a maintainer decision), I think
> that telling users in general to report bugs upstream is a bad idea.
> Often it is difficult to tell if a bug is Debian specific. I does depend
> on how accepting an upstream is - I know quite a few upstreams which do
> not like bugs reported for older versions which Debian often uses.

​Yes this is not ideal, but a lot of upstream bugs in debian is also not
good I think.
I am not planning to introduce this file to all packages but only where
upstream having good bug tracking system or mailing list.

best regards

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