more work to be done....

Christopher Travers einhverfr at
Thu May 17 21:03:54 GMT 2001

A "Me Too" link might be helpful.  However, tracking down bugs may be 
difficult if the reports are not detailed enough to allow developers to 
reproduce the problem.

An alternate solution would be to allow a form for tentative bugs which 
woudl allow people to submit steps that they have found allows them to 
reproduce the problem.  This could then be tallied, played with, etc. and 
used to verify and narrow down bugs.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers
(MCSE training was great!  It allowed me to use SAMBA to its real 

>From: Michael Gerdts <Michael.Gerdts at>
>To: Christopher Travers <einhverfr at>
>CC: gcarter at, Michael.Gerdts at, crh at, 
>samba-technical at
>Subject: Re: more work to be done....
>Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 16:28:28 -0400
>On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 01:00:56PM -0700, Christopher Travers wrote:
> > I agree that assigning priorities is a pointless task in this 
> > model (anyone who finds it a high priority can be responsible for 
> > a patch).  Again, the coding for this would likely be trivial, but it 
> > prove useful, if that is what people would like to see.
>How 'bout a "me too!" link that just increments a counter.  The intention
>of this seems to be to reduce the list traffic.  If the list traffic is
>reduced, one metric of how often a bug is encountered may be lost.  If not
>too technically challenging, ballot stuffing logic should be built in.

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