Re: Bug#242419: general: need for a webbased BTS
On Tue, 6 Apr 2004, Joel Baker wrote:
> > ACK.
> > The *only* problem of reportbug is that users do not really know
> > about it. About 50% of people droping in at Debian boothes do
> > not have the slightest idea how to repot bugs - even people who
> > are long standing Debian users. So I would suggest to reassign this
> > bug to debian-www that this tool should be documented better on the
> > web pages. Or may be even debian-installer should mention reportbug
> > to introduce users to this evident tool.
> Debian Hint #1: You can report a bug in a package with the 'reportbug'
> command, which is available in the reportbug package.
> (from the fortunes-debian-hints package)
> How to get that out in front of more people is a question I am not able to
> answer usefully at this time, but the hints package has been there a goodly
> while (and is, as always, welcoming more hints submitted...)
Well done. We should localise fortunes-debian-hints in the first place and
make it a base package. ;-)