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Re: Futile bug reports?

From: Marcelo Dias de Toledo
Subject: Re: Futile bug reports?
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 11:19:41 -0300

Peter S Galbraith writes:
> Richard Stallman wrote:
> >     > This is the kind of burden I personally don't think we can afford with
> >     > the current number of active core maintainers.
> > 
> >     Perhaps SourceForge would be a good solution for a small group of
> >     core maintainers.  
> > 
> > That is a rather vague statement.  Could you say more specifically why
> > you think using SourceForge instead of savannah.gnu.org would help
> > this?  Savannah has more or less the same facilities as SourceForge,
> > so as far as I know, this would not change anything.
> Hi Richard,
> I didn't know of the existence of Savannah until you mentionned it.
> Since it's a SF clone, what I said about SF applies to it as
> well.  The bug tracking system could be enabled for the Emacs
> project.  I notice that very few projects use it (The only bug
> report I found had Id #5!).
> It's really up to you all, Emacs developers, whether you want to
> use a BTS.  No one can force you.  But it would help in making
> Emacs development less of a closed black box to its user base.
> Peter

I don't have anything to say since I agree with peter's ideia and i
think it would be very nice if the development of Emacs would be more
spread, if we could browse the cvs, if we could see the bugs posted
maybe we could fix it. Anyway. Give a big help to Emacs. Maybe Emacs
does not need it anymore, but like he said, it's up to you. That's just
an ideia.

Marcelo Dias de Toledo
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