[arch-general] inefficient handling of bug reports?

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Mon Mar 28 11:21:46 EDT 2011

On Tue, 2011-03-29 at 02:09 +1100, Simon Perry wrote: 
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:07:12 +0300, Ionuț Bîru wrote:
> > instead we chose to have some style but not everyone use it.
>  I don't understand why people can't tell other people where they think 
>  the bug is.
>  If it's not right, let the wrangler handle it.
>  I think if someone is prepared to even consider submitting a bug report 
>  in an environment as intimidating as Arch, give them a go.
>  Hell, I'm shit-scared about sending this e-mail.
> >> I believe the coders among us appreciate efficiency and automation, 
> >> so
> >> maybe we can improve this system?
> >
> > only if we use bugzilla.
>  Sorry if I'm wrong-top-posting or whatever, I'm using Roundcube.
>  I've had an account on bugs.archlinux.org for a while, I still can't 
>  even see the "new bug" button, it doesn't exist as far as I can see.
>  I don't see why being able to say "this bug is in package X" is such a 
>  problem, given that only the chosen people are able to create bugs in 
>  the first place.
>  You always say you want people to help, but it seems so hard to do so, 
>  even when the information you have is easy to convey.

Btw in short, there is an RSS feed for new bugs. here is the feed for
[community] https://bugs.archlinux.org/feed.php?feed_type=rss1&project=5

So there is no need for a special mailing list. 

Jelle van der Waa
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