Re: [Evolution] How do you vote for a bug ?

On Mon, 2005-09-26 at 19:36 +0300, regatta wrote:
On 9/26/05, Jeffrey Stedfast <fejj novell com> wrote:
many of the features for each release come from customers and then
prioritised by management. the developers rarely ever get ,much of a say
as to what features get implemented for any given release.

How do you get it from the customers ?

customers tell their sales rep that they need feature XYZ, etc and that
goes to management and management says "do it"

holding a survey would not get good results as surveys are rarely
indiciative of what customers actually want.

Aha, so this is why many many companies spending $$$$$$$ to buy or do a surveys
Yes I agree with you , they are stupid and waisting there time and money  :)


all you'd be likely to get are votes from a handful of people for
features that are largely uncared about by the vast majority of the

No, I'm not talking about specific feature, even if that what I want (
to get votes from a handful of people for features that are largely
uncared ),     the majority of the customer will vote for the better
feature (for sure they will be much bigger than the "handful of
people" :)  )

clearly you're new at this :)

the only people who vote on this sort of stuff are the vocal minority...
which is what they are, the minority. How does this get you the opinions
of the MAJORITY? If you're not getting the opinions of the majority,
then it's all just a huge waste of time.

That said, this is a free software project which you are free to do with
as you please which includes adding your own features, changing the
behaviour to whatever suits you, etc.

Jeffrey Stedfast
Evolution Hacker - Novell, Inc.
fejj ximian com  -

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