Quote Originally Posted by bug77 View Post
I won't even pretend I was paying any attention. But boy I'd be in trouble if I waited for clients to raise all bugs on my behalf...
but you might not be happy if your clients complained about your product on public web forums, before letting you know about the issue.
(unless of course you only release perfect bug free and feature complete software that has been fully tested for every possible use case (No opensource projects claim anything close to this, maybe with the exception of TeX))