2008.8 update

Michele Renda michele.renda at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 16:41:28 CEST 2008

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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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