Archive for September 2006

Why No One Likes Your Bug Tracker

September 1, 2006

This is how not to build communities, how not to get participation. I tried to report a bug in inkscape and was confronted with this:

Sourceforge Bug Submission Hurdle
Sourceforge Bug Submission Hurdle
I can’t think of a new password I’m willing to hand to sourceforge that I can remember.

Fortunately I found I could submit it anonymously. Fortunately I discovered this before I gave up.