[Dovecot] Bug tracking system
tss at iki.fi
Fri Feb 16 17:00:00 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 11:20 -0500, Gerard wrote:
> On Friday February 16, 2007 at 10:46:16 (AM) Mark E. Mallett wrote:
> > FWIW I'm less inclined to report a problem if I have to register
> > somewhere or join something to do so. I suppose that might be jerky
> > of me, I dunno. One can always ignore reports that can't be understood
> > or followed up on; but conversely, one can't act on reports that one
> > never receives.
> I honestly have no idea why some individuals desire such an extreme
> level of anonymity. The bug-tracker can be configured to keep the
> reporters information hidden from other bug-reporters.
I don't think the problem is anonymity, but the effort required to
register. The BTS could require that you give an email address, but it
shouldn't require you to create yet another username/password pair that
you have to remember.
I have a few times not bothered to report some pretty clear bugs just
because I didn't see any easy enough way to do that. Of course that
meant that the bug didn't get fixed, but since I was only testing their
software (or auditing their sources) I didn't really care about that.
For Dovecot I do want bug reports from people like me.
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