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Re: Futile bug reports?


From: deja8501
Subject: Re: Futile bug reports?
Date: 8 Aug 2001 23:04:06 -0700

address@hidden (Richard Stallman) wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> The absence of a response does not mean that your bug report is
> futile.  The people who work on GNU Emacs have more work than they can
> handle, so I have asked them to use their time fixing more bugs,
> rather than use it sending responses.
> 
> Meanwhile, venting your anger with terms like "FSF Emacs" is
> not likely to make us want to communicate with you more.

I didn't want to sound angry or offensive. English is not my mother
tongue therefore I sometimes cannot express my thoughts properly. I
wanted to be constructive, that's why I suggested setting up a bug
tracking system

I'm what you can call a free software enthusiast. I use FSF Emacs all
the time and I want to make it better with my bug reports.

I think that alienating your users with statements like yours above
(the one about communication) does not help making the free software
movement more successful.

Tom



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