question about QA'ing 19.04

charlie home at
Sat Nov 24 16:29:40 UTC 2018

On Friday, November 23, 2018 9:44:56 PM PST Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 9:38 AM charlie <home at> wrote:
> > I'm in the middle of testing 19.04 and I found the list of mandatory tasks
> > on and when testing, say the live session, which is
> > what I'm testing at the moment, do I need to actually need to perform a
> > task with each of the programs such as opening a pdf file in okular, a
> > photo with qwenview and/or send and receive emails with kontact/kmail?
> > This
> > is the first time I've realized there were actual tasks to do for QA other
> > than just installing the iso and just using as normal and reporting bugs
> > if
> > and when they occur. This QA list of tasks is really helpful with me
> > getting better at doing QA like I'm supposed to.
> > 
> > Charlie Luna
> > 
> >
> Very cool that you are testing Disco. I love it. I would welcome
> suggestions for improving that list of tasks or the descriptions of
> testing. I inherited it and haven't brought it up-to-date. The more
> thorough the early testing, the more time we have to get bugs fixed, so
> please test as much as possible, and report findings and bug reports there
> on the QA site.
> Thanks again!
> Valorie
Ms. Zimmerman,

You're welcome! I find QA'ing to be very satisfying and hopefully when I'm 
finally back to school getting my degree in software development, I'll be able 
to triage bugs and even more, like actually writing code for general use, 
something I've wanted to do for years, especially for music oriented projects.

I don't have any suggestions right now but if I come up with any, I'll let you 
know. The plan I've got is to install a new daily build once per week and test 
that out since, for me personally, it takes almost a week to get through all 
of the mandatory tests dues to personal obligations but I'm at least doing 
something you know? lol I'm a stickler for quality over quantity. I'd rather 
spend a long time making sure something's absolutely perfect or as close to it 
as possible than just hammering out a million things and only ten percent be 
correct. that's foolish. 

But you're welcome. I enjoy this and look forward to making this release as 
awesome as possible.


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