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by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, March 29, 2005

We use FogBugz extensively internally to handle company email, and the process of using FogBugz ourselves ("eating our own dogfood") motivated us to add Bayesian spam filtering, and a "snippets" feature to make it easy to enter common phrases and even entire messages in replies to frequently-asked questions.

In today's installment of The Road to FogBugz 4.0, a look at two new features that came out of dogfooding.


Have you been wondering about Distributed Version Control? It has been a huge productivity boon for us, so I wrote Hg Init, a Mercurial tutorial—check it out!

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