Voting for bugs (Was: Re: [Bug 20969])
sh.yaron at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 15:03:15 CDT 2010
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:23 PM, James Mckenzie
<jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net>wrote:
> Tom Spear <speeddymon at gmail.com> wrote:
> [Message arranged in top to bottom posting order to comply with mailing
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> >On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 12:01 PM, <wine-bugs at winehq.org> wrote:
> >> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20969
> >> --- Comment #19 from Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at codeweavers.com>
> >> 12:01:23 CDT ---
> >> (In reply to comment #18)
> >> > Those of you with this issue, make sure you vote for this in bugzilla
> >> that
> >> > it can be confirmed, if you haven't already.
> >> Voting for bugs in Wine bugzilla is useless and does nothing except
> >> noise.
> >Can/should voting for bugs be disabled if it is 'useless and does nothing
> >except adding noise'?
> Voting for bugs does two things, and I don't think Dmitry wants to do the
> 1. It confirms that a bug does exists and possibly on multiple platforms.
> 2. It advises developers that more than one system/configuration is
> affected by a bug.
> I agree that adding thousands of votes to a long standing bug is 'noise'.
> Given that we have a limited resource of developers, having users verify
> bugs and to vote for them to give an idea of how severe a bug is might be
> Just my .02 USD here.
I think that voting for bugs is a great feature, otherwise there would have
been many annoying comments like: it happens to me too and what info you can
get out of it?
Voting helps setting priorities for bugs without nonsense comments.
This is my 7 Agorot...
> James McKenzie
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