bugzilla, it's products, how they relate to projects. it's a mess...

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Thu Feb 1 10:50:53 UTC 2018

On Wednesday, 31 January 2018 20:44:13 CET Ilmari Lauhakangas wrote:
> I want to add something: one intimidating thing is that a new
> contributor needs to request editing rights to Bugzilla. Perhaps this
> was enforced when someone got fed up with reporters toggling statuses,
> but I think having such a fence is the wrong way to deal with this.
> People typically need to hunt for the right person to ask, be patient
> etc. It is the opposite of streamlined onboarding.

Yes, that's true.
> In LibreOffice, we only restrict priority and severity and even those
> upwards from medium/normal. We monitor messy stuff with a script:
> https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/gitweb?p=dev-tools.git;a=history;f=esc-report
> ing/qa-tools.py

That looks pretty interesting!

Boudewijn Rempt | https://www.valdyas.org | https://www.krita.org

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