Changes to the bugzilla workflow: 2 proposals

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at
Mon Dec 12 20:55:11 UTC 2016

Luigi Toscano ha scritto:
> On Monday, 12 December 2016 13:25:55 CET Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
>> On Mon, 12 Dec 2016, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
>>> No, that would affect more. For example when looking for a bug report I go
>>> to, Browse, kwin, component and then have a very small list
>>> of the bugs for that component and can find the bug report.
>>> If all the nonsentical needsinfo bugs get in there and are not hidden by
>>> default, it gets completely useless.
>>> Also I don't want to be at 1000 open bug reports in a year. Consider the
>>> social impact of that if weekly-bug-summary stats include those bugs.
>> Fortunately, in that case, the weekly info page has disappeared from
>> the front page... But yes, needinfo is a category that applies to a bug,
>> it isn't just "I have a question for this person who reported or commented
>> on this bug" -- it's this bug report is useless without further info.
>> Now, if the status automatically changed back if info was added, that would
>> be a nice improvement.
> So if the weekly status page was filter out the bugs in needinfo state, would 
> that be enough?
> When the target of the needinfo answer, the needinfo flag is cleared (unless a 
> checkbox is unchecked, this can be configured). The needinfo flag could be 
> cleaned also if another person answers (not enabled by default).

Confirmed (thanks Ben): we can change it, it's a custom page:


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