[libreoffice-design] Re: Minutes of the design meeting 2018-Jan-31

Wol's lists antlists at youngman.org.uk
Tue Feb 6 18:56:48 UTC 2018

On 05/02/18 14:19, Adolfo Jayme Barrientos wrote:
> Pedro, I think you’ve been here enough time to realize that, as many
> similar libre software projects, this project is volunteer-driven,

Are those volunteers writing software for their own personal 
gratification, or are they writing it because they want other people to 
use it?

> that waving around your pet bugs without giving some support
> (financial or otherwise) yourself is borderline offensive for those
> who are contributing their free time… People are free to choose what
> they will work on… And no, the age of a bug does not automatically
> increase its importance. Just sayin’.

Yabbut ...

It's hard, but fixing paper-cut bugs is important. If we want LO to be 
good software that is widely used, ignoring bugs like that is a good way 
of losing users.

That's why I cursed blue murder when I was forced to switch at work from 
WordPerfect to Word, and I don't think the situation has improved much 
since then. :-)

Maybe create a GSOC project that is "fix papercut bugs"? It would 
certainly be very valuable ...

Jus sayin' :-)


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