Openmoko Bugtracker

Steven ** montgoss at
Mon Aug 11 19:23:42 CEST 2008

Is it better to leave all those fields blank then?  Apparently, some
of them have special meaning.  Or is there some sort of guide/readme
to instruct users what fields mean?


On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Holger Freyther <zecke at> wrote:
> Hey,
> the signal noise ratio of the bugtracker is in a state that I'm close to
> ignoring it completely.
> It can not be that:
>        - People say +1 and me too. It is not a popularity contest
>        - People playing with components, milestones, severity...
>        - Hijacking bug reports. How and when should such a hijacked bug be closed?
>        - Not checking for duplicates before posting their bug.
> If things continue that way I'm _forced_ to ask our engineers to not waste
> their time with the bugtracker.
> Rule of thumb: The more precise your bug is formulated and you act on requests
> to help triaging the bug the more interested the developer is to fix that.
> z.
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