[Reportbug-maint] Bug#661563: reportbug: suggest contacting debian-user when unsure about which package to file against

Z bugs at theloosespoke.org.uk
Sat Jan 18 22:40:52 UTC 2014

Package: reportbug
Version: 6.4.4
Followup-For: Bug #661563

Dear Maintainer,

It is important to also recognise that there are a lot of minor 'usability'
bugs which make programs difficult or off-putting for non technical users.
These issues are best noticed and reported by them, and so catering reportbug
for such users would be a massive step forward. Having a really easy and
intuitive interface, such as in this step, to help people report bugs. would do
this. A good approach might be to have a kind of questionnaire thing where a
few options are chosen, leading to a few more, and soon (like the game 20
questions) they will probably have a better idea which package to file it

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /home/zack/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "6.4.4"
mode standard
ui gtk2
realname "Z"
email "bugs at theloosespoke.org.uk"
header "X-Debbugs-CC: bugs at theloosespoke.org.uk"
smtphost reportbug.debian.org

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.12-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python            2.7.5-5
ii  python-reportbug  6.4.4

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                                 <none>
pn  debconf-utils                              <none>
pn  debsums                                    <none>
pn  dlocate                                    <none>
pn  emacs22-bin-common | emacs23-bin-common    <none>
ii  exim4                                      4.82-3
ii  exim4-daemon-light [mail-transport-agent]  4.82-3
ii  file                                       1:5.14-2
ii  gnupg                                      1.4.16-1
ii  python-gtk2                                2.24.0-3+b1
ii  python-gtkspell                            2.25.3-12
pn  python-urwid                               <none>
ii  python-vte                                 1:0.28.2-5
ii  xdg-utils                                  1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7

Versions of packages python-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt     
ii  python            2.7.5-5
ii  python-debian     0.1.21+nmu2
ii  python-debianbts  1.11
ii  python-support    1.0.15

python-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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