Why should I ever bother filing another bug?

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Nov 9 02:37:57 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-08 at 21:30 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2010/11/08 18:06 (GMT-0800) Adam Williamson composed:
> > I don't see why this is a huge deal. There's a bug in Bugzilla that it
> > doesn't merge CC lists when you dupe bugs, yeah. Aside from that? What's
> > the huge problem with duping an older bug to a newer one?
> Like I said, let the people who actually fix bugs both find them and file 
> them. There's no point in anyone else bothering. Triagers won't be necessary, 
> saving everyone time, cluttering the tracker with fewer dupes. And, they'll 
> always look, according to buglists, as if they were fixed more quickly than 
> they really were. Everybody wins, except those who can't fix bugs but would 
> like to feel their testing and reporting serves a purpose.

That's just a rant that doesn't answer my question at all.
Adam Williamson
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