I have to say I'm still a bit naive to the open source community but I would expect this task to be trivial one and so far it has not.
I simply what to know the bug list for a particular release of open source software (not necessarily the latest version). I'm running into newsgroups that list some of these bugs but I'm surpised there is not a single document listing the outstanding issues for a particular release.
I have a miriad of programs in which I need to do this for, for example:
Should I just attempt to contact the bug list manager (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org
I feel I'm missing something here.
Any help would be much appreciated.