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Re: Amaya 11.3 -- tabs in pre element

From: Helder Magalh„es <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2009 12:47:06 +0000
Message-ID: <2a1ddf8a0912050447k6c8c7600w9571443dc773c545@mail.gmail.com>
To: ve3ll@cogeco.ca
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Hi John,


> i have added the tab within pre element† bug to bugzilla ....

Great. :-)  Whenever a bug is first reported in a mailing list and
later "moved" to a bug tracker (or the way around), it's generally
useful to provide a link which helps navigating from one to the other
(usually the "URL" field, in the bug report). In this case, it's bug
8434 [1]. ;-)


> do you want me to add other four into that list
> from now on, new bugs will go straight to bugzilla...

I guess the Amaya team should be the one choosing either the mailing
list or bug tracker as preference. Personally, I prefer the bug
tracker, with it's more precise life cycle [2], metadata and more
precise search abilities but, as it's hard for most users to
distinguish a bug report from a support request, the mailing list is
many times a good way of providing a first triaging of the problem
and, after it's agreed that it's not a misconfiguration or
misunderstanding, a bug is then isolated. But I'd say a bug tracker is
great for whoever is able to report bugs properly [3]... :-)


> it is actually pretty easy to use and probably works
> best for the workers who have to muddle thru our discoveries
> and find suitable repairs......

Yeah, I'd say a bug tracker is more fit to a developer's process.
Again, I guess the Amaya team should state which is their
preference...


> ta from niagara canada

Cheers from Portugal,
 Helder


[1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8434
[2] http://www.bugzilla.org/docs/tip/en/html/lifecycle.html
[3] http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html
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