Billie Walsh bilwalsh at swbell.net
Wed Jul 1 13:17:33 UTC 2015

On 07/01/2015 04:17 AM, Felix Miata wrote:
> Valorie Zimmerman composed on 2015-06-30 23:10 (UTC-0700):
>> Felix Miata wrote:
>>> ...KDE upstream
>>> has at least twice discarded invested wealth by starting from scratch in
>>> order to institute perceived need to change. It's learned little from the
>>> wisdom that history provides
> ...
>> If you
>> want Kubuntu to continue to grow and thrive, consider contributing. We
>> need people to test, to file bugs, to triage and fix those bugs...
> I test. I file bugs. I triage where both allowed and reasonably competent. I
> have hundreds of installations across a variety of real hardware largely for
> precisely such purposes. Filing a reproducible bug with enough information
> for an assignee to proceed to fix it can take hours, even days, to discover
> enough to know in which tracker is appropriate to file, besides how to
> describe errant behavior. You won't find me active in bugs.launchpad.net or
> debian.org/Bugs due largely to incompatibility between myself and those
> trackers, but you will find me as commenter, CC and reporter *upstream* on
> bugs.kde.org, bugs.freedesktop.org, bugzilla.mozilla.org,
> bugzilla.kernel.org, bugs.pearsoncomputing.net, bugreports.qt.io and
> elsewhere on which Kubuntu depends. I, as well as others, could do more if
> only important function blockers[1] weren't left to languish unfixed.
> [1] e.g.:
> https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-45522 (works in KDE4)
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346122 (works in KDE4)
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=340982 (works in KDE4)
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346059 (not a problem in KDE4)
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346244  (works in KDE4)

Thank you Felix for your efforts. Unfortunately I don't have those kinds 
of skills. I have a hard time filing a bug at all. The box pops up 
asking to file a bug and as a general rule it can't because something is 
needed that I don't know how to provide.

A cat is a puzzle with no solution.

Cats are tiny little women in fur coats.

When you get all full of yourself try giving orders to a cat.

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