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JB

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Registered: 4/2/07
Re: To all my amazingly (clever/stupid) (stingy/generous) (gifted/pitiable) critics
Posted: Jul 15, 2007 7:02 AM
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On second thought rjf, perhaps I have been to harsh. if you have
reported more bugs than VB, please say so. That is something
that we all can appreciate and and even if you have reported less,
reporting any is a good thing, as is fixing any bug a good thing
compared to fixing none, but it would be better to keep the bug
backlog down to the ones that no one knows how to fix.

It is hard to understand how a 25 year old product can have the
many bugs that VB reports but obviously it does and that
suggests that VB is providing a good service and I might
add doing it for free, so he deserves credit for his many
contributions, not criticism.

"And just because someone ADVERTISES that the bug backlog
has been cleaned up for the next version, does not mean it has
been done." True and even more reason why the reporting
and action taken to correct bugs should be public knowledge.
That way the companies that are honest get credit for their
honesty.

"Even if it has been done, perhaps many new bugs have been
introduced." Again true but that has nothing to do with
reporting bugs. Are you trying to change the
subject??? I believe I read somewhere that some people
were advised to use that tactic. A developer that I greatly
respect has written that "writing near-defect-free code is
possible for new programs" so I would assume that not
many new bugs should be introduced by the new code that
is written. Regardless, I will buy a new version
because it is less buggy and not because it analyzes stock
market trends or similiarly produces astrology predictions
or weather forecasts. The cas world has expanded
greatly in the last few years and now is the time to consolidate
those gains with quality improvements.



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Vladimir Bondarenko
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dimmechan@yahoo.com
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Vladimir Bondarenko
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JB
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dimmechan@yahoo.com
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Vladimir Bondarenko
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Thomas Madden
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JB
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JB
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JB
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Thomas Madden
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JB
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Thomas Madden
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