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The Fine Art of Writing a Good Bug Report
Rex Black RBCS, Inc.31520 Beck RoadBulverde, TX 78163Phone: +1 (830) 438-4830Fax: +1 (830) 438-4831HTTP: //www.rexblackconsulting.comE-mail: Rex_Black@rexblackconsulting.com
 
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Quality Week 2000Copyright (c) 2000, Rex Black, AllRights Reserved2
What Is a Bug Report and WhyDo We Write Them?
Bug report is a technical document
Describes failure mode in system under test (SUT)The only tangible “product” of testing
Not a management problem escalation tool
“Build not delivered on time” is not a bug report summary“Build 781 fails to install” is a bug report summary
Written to increase product quality
Documents a specific quality problem quality of SUTCommunicates to developers
 
Quality Week 2000Copyright (c) 2000, Rex Black, AllRights Reserved3
Are Bad Bug Reports a Problem?
Anecdotally, developers return many bug reports asunreproducible, leading to:
Wasted time writing the reportFrustration for tester and developer alikeNo increase in product quality
Bug reports can be unreproducible due to:
IntermittenceInconsistent test/development environmentsDisputes over “correct” behavior
But many unreproducible bug reports are poorlyconceived and poorly written

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