Re: Maintaining a Mathematica bug list
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg97396] Re: Maintaining a Mathematica bug list
- From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>
- Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 02:21:13 -0500 (EST)
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Maris Ozols wrote: > > I would like to encourage Mathematica users to express their thoughts > regarding whether such a step is really necessary. I am certain that > WRI have enough resources to allocate for improving the communication > with the Mathematica user community. I think that it is just a > question of recognizing the problem and willing to solve it. > Mathematica is really a great tool and we all are willing to > contribute to make it even more better! I think that it is certainly good to be aware of some of the more nasty/unexpected bugs (like the Tally bug from 6 that was fortunately fixed in 7). A public database would help with that. > >> Do you know of something like this that exists >> already for any other software product? The following would be a good start: http://getsatisfaction.com/wolfram It's not exactly a bug database, but it needs no setup, and it's accessible to anyone. The company may choose to participate if they wish so.