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MSNBC Gives Netscape Bug Reporting an 'F'

Monday July 26th, 1999

Ben Gertzfield writes, "Get this -- MSNBC is grading different corporations on how good their public bug-tracking systems are.

And, of course, being a MS-run site, they give Netscape an F because they couldn't find bugzilla.

How sad. Netscape is the ONE corp that's good enough to make all of its bugs totally public AND release their bug-tracking software as open source software, and MSNBC has to pull a stunt like this. See the article link for the exact text."

To find out about the quality of a company's bug reporting system, they do a search on "bug".


#15 Onto their little game

by grappler <thegrappler@usa.net>

Tuesday July 27th, 1999 12:30 AM

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MSNBC has found an interesting way to take advantage of the "MS" in their name. It's like this:

Say something unflattering about Microsoft, and then note that Microsoft is a partner in MSNBC. The reader, blinded by this incredible display of openness and honesty on the part of the writer, will then eat up anything the article says from that point on.

That is not good enough. Let them know this in the feedback options on the site, but please summon some politeness, even though they may not deserve it.