[VOTE] Tool Palette dissapear randomly Report #8500

Björnke von Gierke bvg at mac.com
Fri Dec 18 17:58:07 EST 2009

It's not your job to make your bug voting habit the way runrev wants it to be. it's runrevs task to make the vote system work in a way that is useful to them.

If the current system is not useful to them, then:

a.) your votes are superfluous, as they ignore votes, or use them only in border cases, and you should vote for whatever you want (or not at all if that's your thing).
b.) you should vote for things you want to vote for, because at least then the votes are useful to you
c.) or they should change it to work as they intend, and until then, you can use it to vote on things you find important

or maybe it does work as they want it to, in which case you should vote as you see fit ;)

But then, maybe you shouldn't listen to strangers on the internet...

On 18 Dec 2009, at 22:45, George C Brackett wrote:

> Goodness. I apologize, since I haven't seen the bug myself. I'll un-vote if that's possible. I may have transgressed in the past, too. I guess I was voting on the question, "Is this an important bug to check out?" rather than "Is this a bug that's causing you fits and ought to be fixed?" Seems to me those might both be useful questions to be voted on.
> George
> On Dec 18, 2009, at 11:49 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> George C Brackett wrote:
>> Just voted. The absolute worst thing for a technology teacher is to
>> have the technology fail in class!
> Have you experienced the problem yourself? The team would like only those people who actually have the problem to vote on it, and those people should also add a comment to the report giving more info about their own experience. That gives the team a good idea of how widespread the problem is and helps to pinpoint the issue.
> If you haven't seen the bug yourself, best not to vote, since that reduces the validity of the count and the report database becomes a popularity contest rather than a legitimate indication of the bug's severity.


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