Why should I ever bother filing another bug?

David Tardon dtardon at redhat.com
Tue Nov 9 06:39:20 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 09:30:54PM -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.
> -- 
> "The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
> words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)
>   Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409
> Felix Miata  ***  http://fm.no-ip.com/

Btw, maybe you should look at the proverb in your signature and try to
apply it to yourself. Because in this thread you have neither shown
understanding nor used pleasant words.


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