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Re: Hardware Database (WAS Re: RH recommends using Windows? plus aQuestion!)



On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 10:29, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le mer 05/11/2003 à 11:16, Maxwell Kanat-Alexander a écrit :
> > On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 01:06, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > > I'm deeply sceptical about any gui implementation from scratch - a
> > > form-based tool at first to test what exact information is needed seems
> > > more logical (but I'm not the one writing the code:)
> > 
> > 	What sort of tool were you thinking of?
> 
> Stupid form with attachements like in bugzilla.
> After a few months once everyone has agreed on the exact attachement
> list/url list then it'll be time to write the gui client (keeping the
> form interface since that's the one you'll need to perform searches and
> this way people can report even if the gui tool is not installed on
> their distro).
> 

Another advantage of having a form ala bugzilla is that if your modem
doesn't work on Linux, if you have a Windows (or any other OS) partition
you still can boot to it and report your hardware failure. That said,
you could as well do it through bugzilla too.

-- 
Julien Olivier <julo altern org>




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