I agree that when we report bug we should do what we can to supply as
much information as possible. The problem here - from my point of view -
is that a lot of issues was marked as NEEDINFO by mistake. I have at
least one (and its my impression that there are more) that doesn't need
any info. All it needs is a little attention from the QA/devs.
I have posted some issues over time but I don't think I will bother in
the future. My time seems to be not appreciated?
The bug has never been commented by humans and all later activity was
automated (except the once from my hand).
If QA and dev groups think this approach is the right way to go then I
am afraid that we will have huge difficulties finding new
non-programmers participate in the QA-process.
Half the problem is communication. If the process has been more clear
and accurate it wouldn't have been a problem. Why not explain the
process and the reason for closing these issues? Why not explain what it
means that the issue has been closed? Why not explain what the owner
could do to re-invoke the issue? Why not find another status that
"RESOLVED INVALID". These issues are not resolved nor invalid.
i try to encourage people to submit issues if they have problems. I also
try teach them to give enough information. But some are not very good at
English and others are not very technical minded. These "amateurs" got
scarred and will stay away in the future. That is not what we need at
current. We need to embrace and encourage - not scare away.
On 15-08-2012 19:20, V Stuart Foote wrote:
Yes the apology was issued over on the Dev and QA lists--inserted below.
But we folks on the QA and User side do have a responsibility to follow our
bugs when posted, and to participate when calls for NEEDINFO are issued. And
also, that when bugs are closed we reopen them with careful attention to the
information needed to fully describe the bug and the quality of detail the
Devs will needs to resolve.
Otherwise, let's move on folks!
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