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Tony Cook
July 28, 2013 15:20
Re: Use of [META] tickets in RT
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On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 10:40:20AM -0400, James E Keenan wrote:
> P5Pers,
> My understanding is that in our RT system, we apply the label
> '[META]' to tickets created solely for the purpose of collecting
> references to other RT tickets dealing with different problems all
> of which have a common source or theme.  Other than a statement of
> the ticket's purpose in the initial perlbug posting, a [META] ticket
> should not contain any discussion of the issue.  Discussion of
> individual problems ought to take place in the individual RTs
> referred to by the [META] ticket. Discussion of general problems
> ought to take place on the p5p list/newsgroup.

I don't see a problem with on-topic discussion on a META ticket.

This is the first I've heard that on topic discussion was discouraged
on a META ticket.


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