Re: [orca-list] Bug tracking tools

In the case of bugzilla and several others they work just fine with lynx from the console which is reasonably fast and does work so the web interface works fine if you don't insist on using a gui type browser.


On Sun, 16 Dec 2007, Michael Whapples wrote:

And that link is a perfect example of why I dislike web interfaces. Orca
on my system takes close on a second when cursoring down in the list,
when you enter a link you need to wait for the page to load, and then if
you use alt-back to go to the previous page you again need to wait for
the page to load and I am not certain of the reliability of Orca ending
up where you were last on the page (particularly if you were slightly
impatient and press a cursor key before it has properly loaded). All
this is before I get to the pains of entering a bug through this type of

I personally feel this is not a sensible way to try and review bugs,
unless you have all the time in the world and infinite patience.

May be I have a dislike for web interfaces in general, but I feel it
would be useful (not just for me but others as well) to have a tool on
the system for this task (like the dictionary tool in accessories,
although I must admit I don't know if it is using data straight from the

Those problems I describe regarding the web interface, and the lack of
knowing about such a tool I am seeking, is a major contribution to why I
don't review current bugs and submit actual bug reports where

Michael Whapples
On Sun, 2007-12-16 at 09:44 -0600, Bryen wrote:
This link will show you the results of all gnome bugs filed with keyword

On Sun, 2007-12-16 at 15:37 +0000, Michael Whapples wrote:
Is there any tools which can be used with orca for searching, reading
and reporting bugs? I am aware of bugbuddy but I think that is only a
reporting tool. I also know that all the functionality I want is
probably available through a web interface, but I don't tend to like web
interfaces, particularly with the speed of orca on some websites.

Michael Whapples

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