Re: Bug message

From: Keith Powell <>
Date: Mon May 30 2005 - 14:46:32 CEST

On Monday 30 May 2005 10:32, wrote:
> Keith Powell wrote:
> > I have received a message from
> >
> >
> >
> > saying,
> >
> > You used to have a vote on bug 1374, but it has been removed.
> >
> > Reason: The rules for voting on this product has changed; you had too
> > many total votes, so all votes have been removed.
> >
> > Votes removed: 1
> > You have no more votes remaining on this bug.
> >
> >
> >
> > Is this a genuine message? How can *one* vote be too many? If it is
> > genuine, does this mean that if we vote for a bug in future, our
> > vote(s) are likely to be removed?
> Hi Keith,
> Back in March, Bugzilla voting was disabled (see
> without taking into account Bugzilla's longstanding bug that couples
> voting with the "unconfirmed" state (see
> Unfortunately, on
> the recent upgrade to Bugzilla 2.18.1, this bug became noticeable in our
> own installation as every newly submitted report was being marked as
> "new" instead of "unconfirmed". Due to this, votes had to be re-enabled
> and the maximum number of votes was changed to 0. I personally apologize
> for the email message(s), because I changed the settings. Unlike some
> other projects that use Bugzilla, we use the "unconfirmed" state, so it
> was important to not have every single new issue marked as "new". I hope
> this clears things up, and again I apologize for those messages.

Thanks very much for the explanation. I missed the postings about the
Bugzilla voting changes.

There's no problem, so no need to apologise. I was just confused (my usual
state!!) and curious.

Abiword is a really excellent word processor and I am delighted with it. For
me, there are just two failings with it:

1) Can't print just all odd pages or just all even pages
2) Can't find/replace non-printing characters

Otherwise, I have found no problems at all


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