Re: Bugzilla spring cleaning

On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 11:48 -0600, Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 10:39, Luis Villa wrote:
> > Realistically the whole point is that there are so many open bugs right
> > now that checking them all is not possible with current manpower. We'd
> > explicitly /not/ close any bugs with recent duplicates, so if you're
> > filing those crashes you're seeing and they are getting marked dup or
> > are otherwise still relevant, they would not be lost.
> Do you encourage filing of duplicate bugs? If a bug is listed as open in
> bugzilla I would normally not refile the same bug. As far as I am
> concerned filing duplicate bugs is a waste of time of both the reporter
> and the maintainers.

It's better to add comments to an existing bug.  That indicates that the
bug isn't a fluke, and the similarities between the two systems may help
indicate an underlying cause in some cases.

> Nautilus (and evolution) have become that bad that I have started to
> look for some appropriate replacement (and I don't think they are up to
> snuff to be part of the GNOME Desktop).

Bad in terms of stability, or number of bugs filed?

-Mark Gordon

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