Why No One Likes Your Bug Tracker

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.

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One Comment on “Why No One Likes Your Bug Tracker”

  1. Lorenzo E. Danielsson Says:

    Yet another example of somebody implementing a feature just because “it can be done” or “I saw it there so I’ll add it here” without stopping to think about what function, if any at all it performs.


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