Re: How to make Debian more attractive for users, was: Re: The number of popcon.debian.org-submissions is falling
Josselin Mouette, 2010-07-27 08:58:01 +0200 :
>> Now with some additional prompts to the user to get subject and body,
>> I don't see how a web app that can get this same information as
>> reportbug can not be developed.
> Yeah sure. With an ActiveX maybe?
Probably easier: add a CGI-like interface to reportbug, and open a
browser on it? Since it *is* reportbug, it can continue grabbing
whatever information is relevant using its scripts. And then it's a
matter of a menu entry (or a big fat icon) running "reportbug --http &
sensible-browser http://localhost:$some-port/". AJAX to taste, then
submit via local or remote SMTP.
Plus on en fout, plus y'en a du riz.
-- Proverbe chinois.