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Re^2: Is bug report a contribution?

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Oct 06, 2013 at 14:48 UTC ( #1057154=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Is bug report a contribution?
in thread Is bug report a contribution?

There is actually a third purpose:

Bug reports help the users who run into a problem to find out what circumstances trigger the bug.

Often you google for an error message, and if the bug report states the preconditions/circumstances of the bug, that can often serve to find a workaround.

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