[Libreoffice-qa] [libreoffice-design] Bug Submission Assistant: Description Example

Loic Dachary loic at dachary.org
Thu Sep 22 04:51:05 PDT 2011

> Yes I do mean form instead of forum.
> [...] in addition to the current template [...]
> in addition to what current template.
> https://bugassistant.libreoffice.org/libreoffice/bug/bug.html?skin=description
> this
> link shows no template, unless you are talking about the whole Bug
> Submission Assistant as the template.
> in this situation I do not know of a reason that the user would have an URL.
> I took this from a Chromium bug report so there bug reports may need URL's
> to rereproduce the problem.
Now I understand the confusion :-)


shows no template because it shows content that has been modified. If you go to


and chose a version, or try to fill a bug at


you will see the following template:

Problem description:

Steps to reproduce:
1. ....
2. ....
3. ....

Current behavior:

Expected behavior:

which is so close to what you described that I thought you were talking about improving it. I apologize for the confusion.

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:18 AM, Loic Dachary <loic at dachary.org> wrote:
>>> To whom ever is working on the Bug Submission Assistant for the
>> LibreOffice
>>> web site.
>>> I like what you have done so far, I just have one thing that could make
>> the
>>> bug reporting a bit faster/not so focusing for people. if you have ever
>>> reported a bug, even though you know what is wrong and know how to
>> reproduce
>>> the problem, if you are new to bug reporting you have no idea what to
>> write
>>> or whether what you are writing is going to be helpful. this has made me
>>> almost not report a bug in the past, I just knew the importance of the
>> bug
>>> report so I wrote one no matter how stupid I sounded.
>>> well to help with this I purpose that in the description box  we add a
>>> little forum to help people that have no idea what to write. if you
>> report a
>>> but for chromium this is what will appear in the box.  Obviously we can
>> cut
>>> out some of this for the forum will have weeded out some of these
>> questions,
>>> like [section 1] and [section 2]
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for taking some of your time to try out the bug submission
>> assistant. It is great to have feedback during the early stages of
>> development :-)
>> You are proposing that the user agent from the browser is included in the
>> comment, automatically, in addition to the current template ( I assume that
>> by forum you really mean form) ? Do you also propose that the user is
>> prompted for "URLs (if applicable) :" ?
>> Cheers
>>> [section 1]
>>>> Chrome Version       : 14.0.835.186
>>>> OS Version: 6.1 (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2)
>>>> URLs (if applicable) :
>>>> Other browsers tested:
>>>>   Add OK or FAIL after other browsers where you have tested this issue:
>>>>      Safari 5:
>>>>   Firefox 4.x:
>>>>      IE 7/8/9:
>>>> What steps will reproduce the problem?
>>>> 1.
>>>> 2.
>>>> 3.
>>>> What is the expected result?
>>>> What happens instead?
>>>> Please provide any additional information below. Attach a screenshot if
>>>> possible.
>>> [section 2]
>>>> UserAgentString: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/535.1
>>>> (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/14.0.835.186 Safari/535.1
>>> so our description box would just have this in it.
>>>  What steps will reproduce the problem?
>>>> 1.
>>>> 2.
>>>> 3.
>>> What is the expected result?
>>>> What happens instead?
>>>> Please provide any additional information below. Attach a screenshot if
>>>> possible.
>>> Just a thought, what do you guys think?
>>> cheers
>>> Andrew
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