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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: New QA Volunteers
Date Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:07:09 GMT

On 01/16/2013 01:34 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
> We've got a bunch of new volunteers on the QA list.   They've gone
> through the orientation pages on the website and I've encouraged them
> to take a batch of defect reports (appropriate to their testing
> platform) and review them.  I'm hoping we can clear out some of the
> backlog of unconfirmed reports that accumulated, much of it before the
> Apache project started.
> It is natural to expect that mistakes will be made, in classifying
> defects, indicating the resolution, distinguishing what is and isn't a
> bug versus an enhancement, etc.  Everyone new tends to make these
> errors at first.  And since we have a lot of new volunteers we'll
> certainly see a few of these kinds of errors.   So I ask for your
> patience as they come up to speed.  Any gentle correction and
> encouragement you can offer them when you see an error is also greatly
> appreciated.
> Regards,
> -Rob

The fact that we have a bunch of new volunteers for QA is great news 
IMO! Your advice noted.



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