When is the status set to REOPENED?
This status is used very infrequently on LibreOffice bug reports.
In Bugzilla, REOPENED has the technical meaning that a bug is:
- The assigned developer said they fixed it
- Someone has reproduced the problem on a version which, according to the developer, the problem should not appear.
Every REOPENED report that does not fit this description needs to have the Status field updated.
But I 'reopen' bug reports all the time!
Very true -- the term 'reopened' is sometimes used casually used to describe the process of taking a RESOLVED/CLOSED bug and turning it back into an open bug, which could be
As a result, we need to be very careful when we use the term 'reopen' or 'reopened' in bug reports, in the mailing lists, or in IRC, so as not to confuse our users.