Re: [dev] Potential bug in st fallback font code

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:19:53 +0100


On Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:19:53 +0100 Greg Reagle <> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 06:39:49AM +0100, Christoph Lohmann wrote:
> > Why are you throwing half‐baked bug reports at me without doing any de‐
> > bugging on your own? First of all, this is suckless: Bug reports have to
> > be opened with a patch attached. Second: Don’t reply to yourself if you
> > don’t have any new information in it.
> He wasn't throwing anything at you. He was posting bug reports to the mailing
> list. You are not forced to address them. Even if you are unwilling to
> consider bug reports without patches, some others on the mailing list might be
> interested in helping to make the bug more reproducible or to debug it.
> Remember, this is suckless.

Yes, remember that this is suckless. All users are considered to be
programmers. If they aren’t then they aren’t users, they are consumers.

The statistics are against people just pretending to report a bug and
then leaving. Bug reports with a patch have been fixed more often.
If you report a bug, send a patch too.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Tue Mar 10 2015 - 21:19:53 CET

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