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Bug#242419: general: need for a webbased BTS

On Tue, 6 Apr 2004, Guaka wrote:

> >>reportbug is way too complicated for simple users. Gentoo's BTS is much
> >>easier to use for most users. Please create a webbased frontend for Debian bug
> >>reporting.
> >
> >
> > Other users (and developers) find Bugzilla annoying and slow. I for one,
> > hate web-only bug tracking systems.
> I'm not suggesting to have a web-only BTS...
> > Besides, if someone finds reportbug too complicated (in its default
> > mode; if you switch to advanced mode, it can be complicated, yes), he
> > shouldn't report bugs at all. Last I used reportbug, it guided me
> > through the bugreporting process, with lots of hints and whatnot. Can't
> > be easier than that, I'd say.
> The fact that it starts asking about how to send an email and
> that it uses an editor like Joe, Emacs or vi makes it
> completely unusable for about 99% of all computer users...
> Even in the simplest mode.

And to access a web page, one has to configure a network connection, which is
much more complex then asking those email questions.

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