Subject: Re: Tracking Prevalance of Bugs
To: Brian C. Grayson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 05/02/1999 22:39:59
In message <19990503002814.A24162@marvin.ece.utexas.edu>,
"Brian C. Grayson" writes:
> What if we turn the problem around -- instead of finding out
>who has problems, what if we found out who _didn't_ have
>problems, or at least who has such hardware? For example,
>volunteers could set up their /etc/rc.local to E-mail their
>dmesg or some such to a site.
You should have heard the shrieks of outrage about a `netbsd
counter' project. (basically, adding an option to the isntall
to send an email saying NetBD had been isntalled on another machine).
Do you think this'd be seen any differently?