Re: Modifying GNOME-About to count users

On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Ikke wrote:

> Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2005 17:42:05 +0200
> From: Ikke <eikke eikke com>
> To: Alan Horkan <horkana maths tcd ie>
> Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
> Subject: Re: Modifying GNOME-About to count users
> > When it comes to providing feedback bug-buddy seems to me like the right
> > place to put this.

> Isn't bug-buddy supposed never to be seen by the user, in an ideal
> scenario (i.e. we have no crashing applications)?

Maybe.  My point is that we already have an application for providing
feedback and if you want more feedback that seems like the right
place to add it.

It might not hurt to rebrand Bug Buddy as "Feedback Tool" or suchlike.

Bug buddy is often used also used to make requests for new features even
if an application is stable and bug free.

I would rather *not* see a prominant menu item for "Report Bug..." in
every application like KDE does.   It is definately convenient to have
in unstable release builds and something more and more developers seem to
want to add (1).  If anything Bug Buddy is becoming more prominent not


Alan Horkan

(1) So I filed a request for a standard item GTK_STOCK_REPORT_BUG

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