billk at iinet.net.au
Wed Aug 27 02:13:57 CEST 2008
Ticket #1778 (closed defect: worksforme)
On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 16:41 +0200, Michele Renda wrote:
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> May be you are right. Can you please give me the bug you opened and that
> was closed?
> May be there is a logical explanation of this!
> Thank you
> Michele Renda
> William Kenworthy wrote:
> > The problem is OM are not responding in a way that reassures us that
> > 2008.8 is being shaped to our concerns. I raised a bug that the default
> > 2008.8 keyboard was almost impossible to use in anything but an english
> > sms mode. The bug was closed with what to an English speaker means
> > "its working, so go away". This certainly teed me right off. In
> > postings since, its been explained that this was actually because of the
> > way the bug reporting system works with engineering, and it doesnt work
> > like we are used to in most opensource projects where you can raise a
> > bug about ANY concern and it will be attended to/allocated as required,
> > not closed because it doesnt neatly fit some engineers idea of a bug.
> > So basicly yes, Yorick is speaking for very many of us. There is a
> > severe usability issue with 2008.8 and its being ignored. Saying its up
> > to the community to fix is laughable - we have fixed it, so why is OM
> > not listening?
> > Yes, I am still peeved by the way the bug was closed - why bother
> > raising bugs when it results in actions like this? Its all very well
> > saying its open, give them a chance etc, but eventually, something will
> > have to change here.
> > BillK
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