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[libreoffice-documentation] QA considerations [was: Re: Calc Guide corrections]
- Subject: [libreoffice-documentation] QA considerations [was: Re: Calc Guide corrections]
- From: Nino Novak <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:08:07 +0200
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Friday 27 April 2012, 07:24:14 Jean Weber wrote:
> As an aside, it's really getting to the point where we will have to do
> something drastic about these buggered-up x-refs.
How exactly does it happen?
What steps are you performing to produce the final document? (It's a global
The way I'd suggest to try to narrow down the cause of the problem should not
be pragmatic in the sense of "what can we do to avoid/work around the
I'd rather suggest to "think QA", what's just the opposite: "What can we do to
make it break? - What is the minimum set of essential steps to reproduce the
failure?". (It's not natural thinking, it's rather some kind of devil's
Therefore: could you try to save increasing intermediate parts of the growing
document after each single step you perform? And examine them carefully to
find out, which step breaks the references?
A next step could be: Is it reproducible if you strip almost all text from the
documents in question and just leave the refs and the pictures in place?
> I keep avoiding
> this, because I'm sure it will require starting from scratch, with a
> totally new and clean template (not modified from an existing
> template) and files, pasting in everything in unformatted text,
> reformatting, the works... just to find out if it's a bug in our files
> (which I'm convinced it is) or a bug in LO itself.
IMHO it'd be rather interesting to find out if it's really a LO (or OOo/AOO)
bug or some kind of broken document template.
(Just some suggestions)
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|Re: [libreoffice-documentation] QA considerations [was: Re: Calc Guide corrections]||Jean Weber <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide corrections||John Hart <email@example.com>|
|Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide corrections||Tom Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide corrections||Jean Weber <email@example.com>|
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