Re: Firefox bugs mass-closed.
On Sat, 20 Oct 2007, peter green wrote:
>> We encourage people to not file duplicate bug reports, and check the BTS
>> first. So I check the BTS, the bug is there, I don't file a new one (I
>> do send a "me too"). 6 weeks later, the bug is closed because the
>> submitter's email is bouncing and he's on vacation anyway.
> It sounds like what is really required is the ability for a bug to have
> multiple "reporters" recorded. Then any queries about a bug can be sent to
> all the reporters not just the one who happened to submit the report first.
If you want that, just subscribe to the bug.
Submitters as it is now do not automatically receive all messages
regarding a bug.
No matter how many instances of white swans we may have observed, this
does not justify the conclusion that all swans are white.
-- Sir Karl Popper _Logic of Scientific Discovery_