What are bugs? Are bugs really work items?

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Fri Oct 15 19:10:58 UTC 2004

Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> I'd say it's more that contributing to Bugzilla isn't *exciting*. When
> people hook up with an OSS project, they like to feel like they make a
> difference; with us I fear people just don't feel valued enough. It may
> just have to do with maintainers not having time to review and nudge
> them ahead, but I think there's also a lack of a "warm fuzzy feeling"
> towards contributors. I'd like to see more "Wow, this feature is
> awesome!" or "It's great to have you on board" but most of the time I
> see us replying back with sterile r-minuses and complicated
> cross-examining.

That's a good point, and a fair cop. More warm fuzzies.


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