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Re: "Bug of the month", or how to get people fixing bugs

On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 12:24:48AM +0300, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > Well, if with "touching" you mean NMU'ing right away to score a point, I
> > wouldn't call it "possitive".
> That's why new bugs are assigned only once a month, though.  Players
> will have one month to get their bugs fixed, and doing it faster will
> not help their score.  A hasty NMU will just increase the chance of
> the bug being reopened (or otherwise contested), which is bad for their
> score.

And would sending a patch to the maintainer and getting it fixed in a MU
help their score in the same way as uploading themselves?

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