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Re: Random BTS musings



On Sun, Jul 29, 2001 at 01:49:44PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Is it just me, or do bug reports seem to be tending more towards the
> wrong end of the:
> 
> 	(1) Working, tested, explained patch
> 		|
> 	(2) Tested workaround
> 		|
> 	(3) Full diagnosis and explanation of what's wrong
> 		|
> 	(4) Full details on how to reproduce the bug, and explanation of
> 	    why it's a bug
> 		|
> 	(5) Logs of the bug happening
> 		|
> 	(6) A basic description of what went wrong
> 		|
> 	(7) A comment on a bug in this or a related package
> 		|
> 	(8) Misdiagnosed user error
> 
> scale?

How about we add something very much like this list to the bug reporting
tools and get the user to rate their own knowledge of the problem?  Of
course, some people will mindlessly inflate the ranking, but they'll
likely be in the minority.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     What influenced me to atheism was
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     reading the Bible cover to cover.
branden@debian.org                 |     Twice.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- J. Michael Straczynski

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