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RE: LDP bug-tracker
Terry is on target here. A 'bug tracker' can be an aid to the authors, the
coordinator, and the public.
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> >> What may be needed is someone that a reader can contact if he get's no
> >> response from the author/maintainer within a resonable amount of time.
> >> Thus I don't think we should be looking into any bug-tracking system.
> >> There are much more important things to do.
> I think the real value of a bug tracking system such as that that the
> Debian project uses is that reported bugs are visible to all.
> It sometimes takes an author a period of time to release a new version
> of a document, or ammend a section. The bug tracking system would help
> reduce the number of repeated bug reports that authors of popular
> documents sometimes receive.
> Additionally, it can help fill the gap for others who have found the
> problem if the "fix" is included in the bug report, others can make use
> of that before it makes it into the actual document itself.
> These advantages are not available in any scheme that doesn't make
> reported bugs/suggestions etc visible publicly.
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