Subject: Re: Telling people to send bug reports
To: None <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/01/2006 12:19:54
At Sat, 29 Jul 2006 19:14:34 +0200,
Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Hi,
> I have "recently" been trying other OSes in their development versions
> and I saw that many of them tell the user about the situation (that
> the system may fail) and make it very clear how to get involved to
> report problems.  That certainly had some effect on me because I
> quickly saw how to report the bugs and felt somehow that the
> developers cared about what I had to say.  (Maybe I'm biased as in
> having sent lots of bug reports in the past... but anyway.)
> I think we could do something similar in NetBSD, giving some use to
> our currently empty motd.  My idea of this is attached.  Of course the
> text could be reworded; I'm just proposing the idea.  It basically
> provides different motds for the different development versions we
> provide (current, betas and rcs); the default motd (for stable
> versions) is left untouched.
> What do you think about this?

Me likes it too.
Me no more comments than other yous.