The Jargon File

Doesn't Work

"Doesn't work" is how stupid people report bugs.

It describes everything from a piece of software that works perfectly as designed, to a piece of software that makes the machine it runs on turn into a sentient robot which proceeds to break into your house, rape your dog, and kill your wife.

When reporting a bug, you should credit the developers with a basic level of intelligence.  If something "doesn't work" they would already know.  You need to tell them how, why, and under which circumstances it doesn't work.

Saying "it doesn't work" identifies you as somebody likely to be thrush
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