Bug tags (aka keywords)

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Sat Dec 15 09:28:43 CET 2007

On Dec 15, 2007 4:24 AM, Cody A.W. Somerville
<cody-somerville at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hey,
>  I was wondering if we should start employing a bugzilla feature
> called "keywords". It could potentially allow us to improve work flow
> and lower the barrier for new contributors.
>  Use Cases:
>  * Mandy reports that a bug involving a crash. Jimmy, a xfce4 bug
> triager, marks this bug as a "crasher". Felix the cat, an xfce4
> developer, is interested in reducing the number of crashes in the
> xfce4 software suite and so searches for bugs that are tagged as such.
>  * Benny, an Xfce4 developer looks over a bug and notes that it is
> relatively easy to fix/address and so marks the bug as "bitesize" to
> indicate as such. Cody, a developer, is interested in getting involved
> with Xfce4 and so looks to the "bitesize" bugs on the Xfce4 bug
> tracker to get started.
> With bugzilla, the admins create a set list of "keywords" so I'd like
> to get some discussion going as to what keywords should be created and
> if we should even employ this system.

Hehe, nice idea... but you forget one thing ^_^:

Benny's Bitesize chunks usually mean a lot of chewing for others :p

> Thanks,
> Cody A.W. Somerville



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