Wineconf follow up: Wine Usage Data Collection
celticht32 at aol.com
Wed Oct 8 14:34:12 CDT 2008
Juan Lang wrote:
>> I think we do Juan..
>> reason being is that information is not always captured when people put
>> things into bugzilla.. if we had a way that its entered initially (if we
>> could gather it automagically) then have them attach the file when they do
>> a bugzilla that might work a little better...
> I disagree that this should be a goal. Our intention was to sample
> the applications that people are running, and not to require it. That
> is, it should be an opt-in survey. Getting better bugzilla reports
> should be orthogonal to this, and would be a task better handled as a
> crash tracker like Dr. Watson.
> And to preempt comments like, "Why not do both?", we shouldn't
> provider better support to people that opt-in to our optional survey
> than to those who don't.
so why not collect it period when wine starts up... dump it to a file
and let people know we are doing it. Have the ability to turn it off..
once the file gets to a certain size send it in if there is an active
internet connection or zip and mail it off...
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