[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] web/documentation: remove "Reporting bugs" section

Alexander Strasser eclipse7 at gmx.net
Thu Dec 27 00:40:45 CET 2012

Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Wednesday 2012-12-26 14:26:53 +0100, Alexander Strasser encoded:
> > Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > > Stefano Sabatini <stefasab <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > > 
> > > > -Want to report a bug? Help us help you: The FFmpeg
> > > > -developers will be able to better diagnose the problem if you follow
> > > > -<a href="bugreports.html">these bug reporting guidelines</a>.
> > > 
> > > Isn't this a useful paragraph?
> > 
> >   I agree with Carl Eugen that redundancy is good for this instance.
> > 
> >   Also it is not taking away much space. To make it leaner one could
> > omit the section heading and print the "report a bug" fragment in
> > bold font.
> I consider that annoying, since "reporting bugs" is irrelevant and
> distracting if you want to read documentation. Want to report a bug?
> Want to eat a pizza? No, I want to read documentation.

  You have your point, too. But I think some people want to read
documentation to find out how to report bugs. OTOH they might as
well find the tab to the right of documentation on the homepage.

  So well, I won't insist on keeping the bug reporting section
of the documentation overview.


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