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Submitting Support Requests and Development Ideas . Bug Or Feature. Bug vs. Feature. A bug is a problem where the software deviates from expected behavior. The expected behavior of the person who developed the software.

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Submitting support requests and development ideas

Submitting Support Requests and Development Ideas

Bug Or Feature


Bug vs feature

Bug vs. Feature

  • A bug is a problem where the software deviates from expected behavior.

    • The expected behavior of the person who developed the software.

  • A feature is something new added to the software or something that changes expected behavior.


Some examples

Some Examples


Do you get an ugly error

Do you get an ugly error?

  • Most likely a bug, but read the error message just to be sure.


Does your request start with it would be nice

Does your request start with “It would be nice…”

  • Most likely a feature


Has a feature available in previous releases suddenly disappeared

Has a feature available in previous releases suddenly disappeared?

  • Most likely a bug, but the feature could have moved or now behaves differently.


When in doubt tell network staff and let them sort it out

When in doubt, tell network staff and let them sort it out.


Launchpad

Launchpad

  • MassLNC and network staff often submit bugs to the community through a web site called Launchpad:

    • https://launchpad.net/evergreen

  • Users can follow along with bugs/enhancements important to them


Working with others to implement new features

Working with Others to Implement New Features

  • Sharing development ideas with the community for feedback and fresh perspectives

  • Working with others to jointly fund development projects of mutual interest


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