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Sometimes it is depressing

Sometimes it is depressing

Posted Jun 12, 2008 20:09 UTC (Thu) by nhippi (subscriber, #34640)
In reply to: Sometimes it is depressing by mikov
Parent article: Andrew Morton on kernel development

Sometimes it's depressing to see how many posts some people bother to write about their
problems to a random forum, when with the same amount of energy one could have filed a bug in ...

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Sometimes it is depressing

Posted Jun 12, 2008 21:22 UTC (Thu) by mikov (subscriber, #33179) [Link]

It is even more depressing when the Slashdot trolls start posting on LWN. 

First of all, this is not some random forum.  Secondly, had you bothered to read the messages,
you'd seen that the bug is already known. Lastly, in case you missed it, the subject is not my
specific problem, but the philosophical futility of reporting bugs in something free.

Incidentally, it appears that you don't even realize how much effort and time it takes to make
a useful bug report. It is ironic that some people find it more acceptable to pollute bugzilla
with useless wining complaints, rather than discussing it in a forum.

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