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[h-e-w] Re: Emacs-w32 Bug-Reports for 22.214.171.124 LENNART (patched) [WAS:
[h-e-w] Re: Emacs-w32 Bug-Reports for 126.96.36.199 LENNART (patched) [WAS: 23.0.60; yanking raw-text into mini-buffer causes crash]
Fri, 3 Apr 2009 23:41:19 +0200
Eh, sigh. Sorry for not removing the bug mail addresses.
On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 11:39 PM, Lennart Borgman
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 7:40 PM, MON KEY <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I recently screwed up a bug report sent to address@hidden:
>> "23.0.60; yanking raw-text into mini-buffer causes crash"
>> by somehow clobbering the operative bug description and details .
>> In the wake of this report, I have received 2 (two) separate
>> pejorative emails "informing" about the use of
>> address@hidden for filing bug reports when using the
>> Lennart build of GNU-Emacs for w32 (patched). In lieu of these emails
>> I suspect of having stepped into someone else's dog fight.
>> _Someone please FORMALLY CLARIFY the correct protocol for following
> I feel a bit guilty so please forward any pejorative emails to me ;-)
> I have tried to arrange bug reporting the best way I could but maybe I
> have not been clear enough. If you are using the patched version to
> send then it will go to address@hidden (h-e-w) as you have
> observed. In the beginning of the generated message there is this
> This is a bug report for the PATCHED Emacs+EmacsW32.
> Please test the unpatched version of Emacs+EmacsW32 before reporting
> if you can. If the bug is also in the unpatched version then
> report from the unpatched version else report here.
> If it is very inconvenient for you to try the unpatched version,
> but you believe the bug is not related to the patches then you
> may change the address above to address@hidden
> I think this is a reasonable way to handle the difficulties with the
> bug reports for the patched version I distribute.
> David, you are in charge of h-e-w, did we discuss this before? I have
> forgotten. Since h-e-w is a low traffic list and those who use the
> patched version might be interested in this list anyway I have
> addressed the bug reports to this list. There are also very few bug
> reports that are specific to the patched version.
>> On that older Lennart build: Help > Send Bug Report ==>
>> Generates a bug-report *mail* buffer with a field; TO:
>> I therefor accepted this as the desired (and presumably previously
>> agreed upon) protocol.
> This is at least where I want you to send the bug report.
>> Are the aforementioned behaviors of these Lennart builds incorrect?
>> If so, _I_ am _NOT_ the only person whom needs to be politely informed
>> of the correct means with which to file a bug report when using
>> Lennart builds of Emacs-w32.
> No, we all need that help for our first bug report in a new situation ... ;-)
>> *** FWIW: The cruxt of _my_ user error involved me kill/pasting from
>> Emacs' bug-report *mail* buffer into a gmail web-interface and hitting
>> send without checking that everything was yanked/copied correctly.
> Did you notice that there is a little program called gAttach that can
> make gmail:s web interface act as the default mail client on w32?