Statistics are great. There lots of fun to invent and people love reading them. But there is one thing that brightens a blog-reading session even more – Screenshots. And without further ado, let me present what was once thought to be and impossible feat – an interesting bug-triage screenshot!
Notice several exciting things in that picture. Firstly the number of KDE bugs overall has decreased by 87 in the last 7 days. Its been months and months since the last time KDE decreased the bug-count, and even then, not by a margin as substantial as 87! Next, notice that Konqueror’s weekly bug change is -100. Yes, it is actually in the green and has 100 less bugs open than a week ago.
This improvement is a result of the dedicated work of the KDE Bugsquad. Since the last bug day they have meticulously sorted and double checked all the bugs we triaged with the end result that over 100 could be closed.
The numbers of the bugsquad have also swollen thanks to the two recent bug days. We now have a busy IRC channel, about half-a-dozen full-time triagers and countless others who drop in to help out when they can spare some time. In particular, our thanks must go to blauzahl, lemma, nixeagle, talavis and krop who have worked tirelessly since the end of the last bug-day to make such a positive impact on Konqueror’s bug count, as well as all the people who took part in the bug-days themselves.
If you have missed out on all this fun, then don’t worry, we’ll be announcing our next bug-day soon – once we have ironed out all the details. In the meantime, come to #kde-bugs on irc.freenode.net and we’ll help you get involved straight away.