[MonoDevelop] Requirement to register at Novell considered harmful
lluis at ximian.com
Tue Nov 20 12:03:01 EST 2007
El dt 20 de 11 del 2007 a les 10:18 -0600, en/na Jerome Haltom va
> I agree with this. This needs to be made easier.
> I recently tried to get a co-employee of mine to set up an account, and
> felt like crap wasting his time filling in personal information for
> something that should be much easier. There should be ZERO barriers to
> contribute to an open source project.
The page for creating a new account linked in MD's contact page
(http://www.monodevelop.com/Help_%26_Contact) makes creating an account
much easier. You don't need to enter all that personal info.
> On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 11:51 +0100, Szczepan Hołyszewski wrote:
> > The requirement of a full blown registration at Novell is an entry barrier for
> > many people who JustWantToReportABug(TM). The registration form demands
> > INSANE amount of personal information (street address, phone), and there is
> > arrives with a lag of many hours. Considering all this, I believe that
> > relocating the bugtracker away from Novell would substabtially improve bug
> > reporting feedback.
> > Regards,
> > Szczepan Holyszewski
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