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Re: It's Huntin' Season

On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 11:33:55AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > > > Putting blocks in the way of improving Debian is the exact *opposite*
> > > > > of what we're all here for.
> > > > I wasn't trying to block him from improving Debian but from mass filing
> > > > serious bugs on packages which might have been fixed already.
> > > Then help him do so. Don't just find problems, find solutions too.
> > Knee-jerk reactions to people pointing out problems don't help
> > either. Don't reject problems just because they don't have solutions
> > attached. (And then we wonder why so often people complain about
> > things but don't file bugs...)
> Not attaching solutions in some cases is just a fact of life, sometimes
> it's much harder to find the solution than to define the problem. In
> this case, it's absolutely trivial to find the solution, and there's
> hence no excuse for not just going ahead and doing it so we can get on
> with our lives, and not have to worry about it anymore.

Whether the solution is trivial has no bearing on the fact a problem should
be reported as soon as it is noticed.

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