Re: Done (was Re: [mass bug filing?] Short descriptions being used as long descriptions and other policy violations)
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 12:30:18AM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 12:40:10PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > Thank you!
> > > A mass bug filing that was well over due.
> > >
> > > Hopefully the maintainers will fix them in the proper way.
> > Don't count on it. Javier's failure to proceed in a letter-perfect
> > fashion (he didn't restrict the reports to maintonly, for example), is
> > all the excuse many developers need to ignore the reports and continue
> > to let their package descriptions suck.
> > Hell, I'm sure we've got a few people to self-righteously lazy that
> > they'd refuse to fix a mass-filed bug even it followed the procedure to
> > a T, because they "object to mass-filings on principle".
> I agree with that assessment. Many people who are carefree enough to pretend
> a oneliner qualifies for a long description in the first place aren't likely
> to fix stuff unless they're spoonfed the right stuff.
> And sometimes, not even then... hi calc! #157758.
er oops ;) I really do need to go back through the 570 KDE bugs I have
to make sure I don't miss things like that again. Thanks for pointing
it out again. I recently did that for Ogg Vorbis. 8)