Re: Free TCP/IP port numbers?
On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 10:23:36AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 02 October 2017 10:04:05 Reco wrote:
> > Hi.
> > On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 09:39:38AM -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > > On Sun, Oct 01, 2017 at 05:47:52PM +0300, Reco wrote:
> > > > Patches are welcome. File a bug against "grep" package, make a
> > > > world a better place.
> > >
> > > It has been my experience, in general, that man page patches are
> > > rarely welcome. Especially by Debian packagers of programs that get
> > > their man pages from upstream.
> > >
> > > If the program is written *by* Debian, then there may be a chance,
> > > but this is not the case with GNU grep.
> > What benefits the community more - a (possibly) deserved rant in a
> > maillist, or a patch in Debian bugtracker?
> The former gets read by more eyes, and possibly warns others who will
> never read the bugtracker. And make me feel better. ;-) My own
> interfacing with the bug tracker back in my fedora 1 and 2 days was less
> than a satisfying experience.
But the eyes that are viewing bugtracker usually come attached to hands,
which in turn have an access to a commit bit.
Bugtracker, no matter how ugly - , unsatisfying -  or weird - 
it is - is a small price to pay to achieve greater good.