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Re: Bug#242419: general: need for a webbased BTS

Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> wrote:

> Scripsit Frank Küster <frank@debian.org>
>> Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> schrieb:
>> > No so. It is entirely possible to compose a bug report in a web-based
>> > mail system from scratch, without copying anything from reportbug.
>> Of course, but then the important bits (version, dependencies, debconf
>> stuff) is either missing or has to be filled in by hand.
> It will be missing and need to be filled in by hand in a specialized
> web-based interface to the BTS, too.

Of course - but with detailed instructions what to do next.

Well, I'm happy with reportbug as it is, and can live with occasional
"can't install" reports coming to a package maintainer through somebody
else, who found the problem because the not-submitter asked in a mailing
list or usenet group.

I'm equally happy if somebody writes a _good_ web interface. As long as
I'm not required to use it, I don't even object if it requires an

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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