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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] FW: [Doug on the Eclipse CDT] New comment on "Eclipse smells kind of dead"???.

On 07/12/2013 02:59 PM, David M Williams wrote:
Denis, you said "... (including the Bugzilla UI) is starting to suck, and I've already begun selling the idea to the powers that be. "
Can you say more? Are you thinking of replacing bugzilla? Or just customizing its UI? ... and possibly fields?
I don't know.

All I know is that some (many?) people fing Bugzilla to be "old and uncool" and I often fear that reflects onto Eclipse and the community itself.  This trend in the software industry to always be using the latest gizmo is quite powerful.

I'm not keen on replacing things that Just Work, so it would be great if we could contribute some significant UI improvements back to Bugzilla.  Personally I don't have a problem with Bugzilla.

I ask because if we are keeping or customizing bugzilla, maybe some work could be done on the different "resolution" fields ... if not literally the values that can be used,
perhaps at least update the standard "bugzilla help" such as at

I'm pretty sure Dani has been nagging me in a bug about that for years  :)


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