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Re: Re[gnu.misc.discuss,gnu.emacs.gnus] Free software: Packagers vs Developers

Adam Di Carlo <adam@onshore.com> writes:

> Per Abrahamsen <abraham@dina.kvl.dk> writes:
> > Fabien Ninoles <fabien@TZoNE.TZoNE.ORG> writes:
> > > Yes, the information is insufficient, but you know how
> > > to get better informations :
> > 
> > Debian just made my work as a developer needlessly harder.
> This is nonsense.  Assuming you are forwarded the original users
> report, that is functionally identical to receiving it yourself in the
> first place.

Then I would have to find a way to explain that user what was going
on, when I was hardly knowing it myself.

> Go a step further -- "train" the Debian maintainer to get bug reports
> to you in the right format, with the right info.  

Here we go again, Debian creating extra work for the developers.

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