Yes that is correct. I don't normally like to 'cloud' the Rietveld with
noise from the countdown unless the person is not the owner of the
Sourceforge item that the Rietveld or is a patch being shepherded by
myself for someone else.
I used to have a 'moved to needs work this countdown' section in my
emails but dropped it only because I was spending more time chasing up
those trackers for updates and it seemed to me that people were taking
the fact that the issue was still on my countdown email as being 'in the
I don't have any preference on how I do these emails, but I assume that
the person that owns the tracker sees the 'Needs work' emails and the
rest of the dev 'clan' continue to discuss openly in the Rietveld
regardless of the status.