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Re: An interesting read when discussing what to do about our bugs...



Le samedi 19 janvier 2008 à 20:31 +0000, Kevin Kofler a écrit :
> Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot <at> laposte.net> writes:
> > Complete disregard for tester efforts seems widespread. Complaining to
> > reporters they didn't open an issue in the right place is common. So is
> > ignoring bugs because supposedly they're not complete enough (without
> > bothering to explain what complete would be). Even more annoying are
> > maintainers that ask to do a lot of stuff then ignore completely the
> > result.
> 
> I can fully understand your frustration, reporting a bug can be hard sometimes. 
> However, please also try to understand the maintainer's side.

I completely understand maintainers. They reserve their right to be
bastards (for very good reasons). So do I (ditto).

However it does mean I won't ever suggest newbies to report bugs with
good conscience, because most of them are not ready for such a ruthless
system.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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