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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-03 12:17:25

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> still says that the preferred way to
>> report bugs is to send an email message. Do we really mean that?
>> It's way more reliable to open a Trac ticket. Is there any reason not
>> to change the "preferred" approach?
> That might well lead to zillion Trac tickets to triage. It might make
> sense to use a policy similar to subversion's:
> 1. Post to list
> 2. If somebody agrees it looks like a bug, and nobody jumps and
> immediately fixes it, enter to Trac

That sounds better to me, because bugs posted to the list often get
fixed a lot faster. But I'd modify it slightly:

1. Post to list.
2. If it doesn't get fixed immediately, and no one points out it isn't
really a bug, create a Trac bug report.

-- Beman

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