From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-03 16:17:12
Edward Diener wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>> http://boost.org/more/bugs.htm 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.
> Are errors in documentation considered bugs ?
Yes. At least that's my opinion. The severity of documentation errors
ranges from unimportant to critical, so the priority of doc bugs ranges
from low to high accordingly.
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