[Reportbug-maint] Bug#521162: Bug#521162: reportbug: More glitches with gtk2 ui

Luca Bruno lethalman88 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 16:37:58 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 03:26:33PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Package: reportbug
> Version: 4.0
> Severity: normal
> 1/ There are many cases where you want to allow empty inputs like for
> example when you are told to leave the field empty if you don't know
> your SMTP server but the code forbids the user to leave it empty. It's
> even more problematic for the SMTP user ("leave empty if you don't
> need SMTP authentication") where you are forced to put something
> and that will result in a bad configuration.

Already reported.

> 2/ Yes/no questions should be asked with a checkbox in the main window
> and not in a separate modal window.


> 3/ The selection of the mode (novice, standard, advanced, expert) is in a
> non-logical order. The UI of this screen is horrible, a list is not appropriate,
> I would suggest options with multi-lines auto-wrapped labels.

Ok for the order, must be fixed in the reportbug side.
A list of labels appears definitely uglier to me.

> 4/ Spawning a mailer at the end of the bug submission starts the mailer
> in the controlling terminal (which might not exist if called from the
> menu) and not in a new window.

Will be fixed in the next released. A VTE terminal is enhanced in the GUI.

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