Let's get rid of UNCONFIRMED/CONFIRMED

Thomas Baumgart thb at net-bembel.de
Wed Feb 28 07:11:05 UTC 2018


On Dienstag, 27. Februar 2018 23:56:57 CET Boudewijn Rempt wrote:

> On Tuesday, 27 February 2018 23:17:02 CET Elvis Angelaccio wrote:
> > On martedì 27 febbraio 2018 21:06:04 CET, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> > > On Tuesday, 27 February 2018 20:39:31 CET Elvis Angelaccio wrote:
> > >> Exactly. Also, what Luca said: unconfirmed gives the impression that we
> > >> don't care about the bug.
> > >> 
> > >> My point is that confirmed/unconfirmed adds more problems than it
> > >> solves.
> > > 
> > > Note _again_ that I am NOT asking for keeping unconfirmed/confirmed to
> > > stay
> > > like it is with those terms. What I _need_ is another state. To
> > > repeat, I need
> > 
> > > the following states:
> > Ok, let's try:
> > > * bug is reported, nobody has looked at it.
> > 
> > NEW? REPORTED?
> > 
> > I like Reported because is also used by the Qt bug tracker.
> > 
> > > * bug is reported, somebody has looked at it, but the bug
> > > cannot be resolved
> > > or confirmed at this point
> > 
> > TRIAGED?
> > 
> > Do you want this kind of bugs to show up by default in the list of bugs?
> > 
> > > * bug is confirmed, but not resolved yet
> > 
> > OPEN or CONFIRMED, either would work I think.
> > 
> > > * bug is resolved in one way or another.
> > 
> > CLOSED or RESOLVED, same as above.
> > 
> > Sorry for the caps lock :p
> 
> Yes, any of those would be fine, and yes, TRIAGED would not be "resolved",
> so it should show up in the list of open bugs. NEW, TRIAGED, CONFIRMED,
> RESOLVED would be best, I guess -- but I have no hard preferences. There's
> some technical difference between RESOLVED and CLOSED, but nobody actually
> seems to CLOSE bugs?

Joining the game a bit late, but this would work for me as well.

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Regards

Thomas Baumgart

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