Yet another failed KDE release?
annew at kde.org
Thu Mar 21 19:15:27 GMT 2013
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On 21/03/13 15:22, dE . wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 8:50 PM, Sérgio Basto <sergio at serjux.com
> <mailto:sergio at serjux.com>> wrote:
> On Ter, 2013-03-19 at 22:28 +0530, dE . wrote:
>> This release of KDE (4.10.1), is till date the buggiest I've
> Fedora 18 push it , and so far no bugs found .
> There's a bug in that pager application, and a Fedora 18 user
> acknowledged it the day after I filed it. They rather report this
> upstream cause this's a KDE problem. I never report Gentoo bugs on
> these KDE issues.
> KDE is at best untested. Bugs are right in front of you standing
> on the desktops, and no developer or tester sees it until a bug has
> been filed and a lot users complaint. This time, the pager and
> notification widgets have bugs and both of them exist on the
> default desktop, yet no one noticed.
> Major bugs persists for years on end with no solution in sight.
It's not enough to report a bug. To get anything done you have to
show exactly how to reproduce it, and this is often neglected. I've
seen bug reports with a "Needs Info" ticket stay like that for years.
The author of the bug gets an email asking for email, but for some
reason never responds. It's disheartening.
You are often told that many developers are volunteers and lack time,
but the real truth is that they never developed their mind-reading
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