Application Database RFC

Michael Cardenas michael.cardenas at
Fri May 3 13:11:47 CDT 2002

Well, now that we're up to date with the public tree, I've been trying
to be the "Lawson" for office. 

That's a hefty job though, so I'm enlisting the help of our qa dept in
entering bugs into 

On Fri, May 03, 2002 at 02:47:31PM -0500, Jeremy White wrote:
> > 
> > I agree with Andi. Too much useless, redundant data. If you have an
> > issue with Wine, submit it to Bugzilla ( Bugzilla is
> > where Wine bugs belong. The AppDB has to only answer a few simple
> > questions. "Does my app work?" and "How well does my app work?". 
> I wanted to bring up one enhancement that many people I've
> talked to feel would be a very important improvement to
> the appdb:  get more 'Lawsons'.
> The idea is if we can get someone to do for each app in the
> appdb what Lawson does for Juno, then I believe that Wine
> will truly start to fly.
> So, I guess the concept is sort of an 'owner', or maybe a
> team of owners for each app.  An ideal owner would be someone
> who:
>     a)  Uses the app everyday.
>     b)  Uses the app fairly broadly and depends on it.
>     c)  Is willing to periodically try CVS builds of Wine
>         and to report regressions.
> Further, if we can get an owner for each app who actually
> uses it, then I think that person would get the opportunity
> to rate it, and their rating would weigh more heavily than
> all the other comments.
> Jer

michael cardenas
lead windows compatibility engineer

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