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Re: [Launchpad-users] Suggestion for large scale bug report management

On 28 October 2010 16:29, Jonathan Lange <jml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 3:41 PM, Martin Pool <mbp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> We have something a bit like this in bug heat and "this bug affects me".
>> I think it would be a bit hard for nonexpert users to estimate
>> difficulty or effort, though perhaps you could gather enough data to
>> be approximately correct.
>> It seems to me the best thing to do through crowdsourcing is
>> de-duplication, which would both cut the absolute number of bugs, and
>> also give us good data about how many users are hitting something.
> FWIW, crowd-sourcing this is dangerous.

You're quite right, I didn't really mean "crowdsourcing" but rather
more generally something that aggregates human intelligence.  The
input needs a certain amount of expertise.


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