Triaging aRTS bugs
Gary L. Greene Jr.
greeneg at tolharadys.net
Mon Jan 7 15:10:13 GMT 2008
On Monday 07 January 2008 04:43:56 am George Goldberg wrote:
> On Jan 7, 2008 8:16 PM, Matt Rogers <mattr at kde.org> wrote:
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> > On Jan 6, 2008, at 11:31 PM, George Goldberg wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I am trying to help with triaging out what cruft I can from
> > > bugs.kde.org
> > > and am wondering what the best approach to take is with 'arts' bugs.
> > >
> > > As far as I am aware (please correct me if any of this is wrong),
> > > its unmaintained and pretty much dead. and, since phonon has replaced
> > > it for KDE 4, its unlikely to be revived.
> > >
> > > Assuming the above is correct, I propose that each of the bugs and
> > > feature
> > > requests filed on bugs.kde.org for arts should either be reassigned to
> > > phonon, or closed (depending on whether they are relevant to phonon or
> > > not, since many of them will not be... since phonon != a sound
> > > server).
> > >
> > > I am also volunteering to do this :-)
> > >
> > > Before I start, are there any objections or suggestions for
> > > a better way of going about this?
> > >
> > > George
> > The best approach to take for arts bugs is to do nothing. arts is not
> > phonon and so moving those bugs from arts to phonon is not the
> > correct thing to do IMHO.
> > If you want to help triage bugs, the triage a maintained component.
> Yeah, that's what I'm mainly doing. But when I'm digging through
> the older bugs in bugzilla there are always arts bugs cropping up.
> I just thought that it might be possible, given its situation, to do
> something about them once and for all.
> I agree that allocating them all to phonon is not the right
> approach, but are we ready to just close them, or is
> there still a big enough possibility that some features might be
> implemented or some more bugs fixed to be worth leaving
> them alone for now?
> > - --
Honestly, yes. There are going to be vendors working on the KDE 3.5.x releases
for some time yet, and they will likely be the ones to fix any arts bugs, so
for now leave it open.
Gary L. Greene, Jr.
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