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Re: BUG In with the "..." buttons?

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-13 07:21:56 CEST


On 13/07/06, Mark Pickersgill <mpickers@tpg.com.au> wrote:
> As for the capital bug in the subject:
> a - it makes it clear what it is so people can at a glance ignore it or
> view it if they're interested.

No, because it isn't a BUG.

> b - there's a question mark at the end of the subject meaning it's up for
> discussion. ie, I'm not sure if it is or not.

Perhaps better syntax would have been 'Ellipsis button not working as
expected (bug?)'

> c - Is there a general way I should be filling out the subject field for
> "possible" bug reports?

In general it is considered more friendly to write a question based on
the assumption that you are doing something wrong or have the wrong
expectation (which you actually did in the body of the mail; the
subject was not in line with this tone). If the software is really at
fault, the developer(s) will be quick enough to fix it and admit the

For TSVN there really is no need to try to get more attention by
flagging your mail with 'BUG'. Response times on this list are among
the best I've seen and hardly any mails will be completely unanswered.

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