The changing nature of bug reports

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Feb 12 23:32:09 GMT 2007

On Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 04:25:28PM +1300, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> That's one of the reasons I registered the CrashReporting 
> specification, to file crash reports separately from bug reports: 
> sending non-technical crash victims into a bug tracker won't scale, 
> either technically or socially. (The other reason is that crash reports 
> are very duplicate-heavy, and a dedicated system can prioritize crashes 
> by frequency more efficiently, like Mozilla Talkback does.)
> <>

The Ubuntu part of this specification seems basically complete; what is
missing is special handling in Launchpad for crash reports.

 - mdz

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