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Re: Bug/Issue Tracking: Does it have politics?

On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 10:22:23PM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 05:27:39PM -0500, Joseph Reagle wrote:
> > Can you point me to examples of disputes arising over the categorization or 
> > responsibility of bugs? The implementation of new tools, categories, or 
> > processes that are hoped to mitigate such problems?
> We don't solve disputes with tools, categories, or processes. We solve
> disputes by waiting until all but one of the parties involved gives up
> out of sheer exhaustion.

Actually, we have processes and tools to solve disputes (such as the
Techincal Committee), but they're hardly used, if at all.

Wouter Verhelst
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