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Old 03-23-2009, 11:42 PM
Mike Rooney
Default strawpoll: should apport-collect add a comment or change description?

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 3:26 AM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt@ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> apport-collect was introduced some weeks ago [1] to help bug triagers
> and reporters with data collection.
> Right now it adds the "short text" part of the data to a new comment.
> It has been suggested to append them to the description instead,
> similar to bugs which were originally filed with apport.
> Would you prefer keeping the current "new comment" approach, which
> results in cleaner bug emails but harder to find bug comments on the
> web UI, or apport-collect modifying the description, which results in
> harder to read bug mail, but cleaner web UI presentation?

Is there anything wrong with doing both? It would make the bug mail
slightly more verbose (but hopefully not increase the number) and
potentially give the best of both worlds. Then perhaps one can be
simplified since the other exists.

Just a thought!
Michael Rooney

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