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On Tuesday 27 July 2004 1:04 pm, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> Well, given that most of our users don't seem to be able to get the
> priority field straight ("Waah! There's a tiny typo in an einfo
> statement! BLOCKER!"), I'd be kind of sceptical about an easily rigged
> popularity contest. I suspect we'd just end up seeing thousands of votes
> for "add more pictures to bootsplash" and "add this horribly broken
> kernel patch to g-d-s"...
That's a grim assessment. In any case, it doesn't matter how someone
spends their votes. If many people spend votes for bootsplash, and
bootsplash enhancements end up being a priority, then I would hope we
would respond by incorporating them with the same priority as our own
In any case, a bug has been created.
Dylan Carlson [email@example.com]
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