[Libreoffice-qa] Handling confidential bug report supporting documents

Cor Nouws oolst at nouenoff.nl
Mon Feb 6 02:19:26 PST 2012

Hi Drew,

drew wrote (06-02-12 00:35)

> Noticed on slashdot today that someone was complaining about LibreOffice
> not being willing to deal with their bug report because they had a
> document showing the defect (I looked at the issue and suspect it may
> actually be a duplicate BTW) and according to this individual he was
> told that there was no way for TDF/LibreOffice QA to handle such a
> document.

I do not read that the document was confidential, but guess that is what 
you mean.

> I've been around the block enough times not to take this at face value
> necessarily, but I was wondering about it - I thought there had been
> some work done, procedure wise and even ML wise just for this type of
> situation.
> Anyway - I thought about responding to the person on slashdot but
> thought it best to touch base here first.

It's always possible to post a document to one of the devs (after having 
contact) so that it does not end in public archives.
Have done this myself more than once.


  - Cor
  - http://nl.libreoffice.org

More information about the Libreoffice-qa mailing list