Is Canonical against Kubuntu (2): the bug tracking disaster
GreyGeek at earthlink.net
Sun Apr 19 18:15:57 UTC 2009
Steven Vollom wrote:
> IMO. The people who contribute and do the actual work should set the
> priorities for all the work, even when it serves their private agendas to do
> work outside popular opinion. Perhaps all Bug repair requests should be Bug
> repair wishes, since they serve the special interest of those who don't
> necessarily participate in solutions.
> Should an unpaid contributing developer be required by non-contributors to do
> work on a higher list of importance, when his or her chosen contribution is to
> improve a lesser need? I think not. Progress is progress.
> Additionally, who should have the right to decide the order of scheduling of
> the work, a non-contributing source of input, or the creator and staff of the
> IMO. Those who serve this List, by helping those with problems, should have a
> voice of high priority on the bug servicing WISH list, because they are
> contributing to the success of the project. Non contributors should be
> allowed to add their requests at a much lesser order of importance, and
> developers of the system should be able to do the work, as they see fit,
> regardless of the opinions of anyone else.
> The brain that drives the dog to wag his tail controls, whether you like it or
> not. The tail that wants to wag the dog may WISH to, however improbable.
> It is my hope that this is not just the actions of another OS spoiler trying
> to create dissension among the faithful.
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