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Re: about voting for bugs

On 20/07/05, Paul Brossier <piem@altern.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 10:49:37AM +0100, Stuart Yeates wrote:
> > Maybe a good place to start would be to cross reference BTS with the
> > popularity-contest database. This doesn't measure annoyance, of
> > course, but it's a a great measure of how many people are
> > potentially effected by a bug.
> surely installing popcon should be encouraged. but popcon could not
> count the people who didn't keep or install this package because of the
> bug, or what bugs are important within one source package.

Could be a module for reportbug, if user says that the bug he wishs to
report is already on the database, user gets prompted:
 Do you wish to add new information, or comfirm existance of bug? [1,2]
  1 = Add new info
  2 = Confirm/Vote

It doesn't have to be a module, can be built into the program.
> cheers, paul
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