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Re: [platform-ui-dev] Bugzilla upgrade ...

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 2:11 AM, Krzysztof Daniel<krzysztof_daniel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Transition Later/Remind to Wontfix does not make me happy. Wontfix is a
> definite bug closure and I doubt if it was intended by people who marked
> those bugs as later/remind.
> I understand however that reopening 600 bugs is a big pain, so maybe it
> would be possible to mark those bugs with keyword, and then triage it over
> longer time?

I am with Krzysztof on this one. I would also suggest that the comment says something like "If this bug is still important to you and relevant to the current Eclipse development stream, please state your reasonings and reopen this bug." or something like that. This could help the triaging speed a little bit because bugs that people care about would be reopened->triaged quickly whereas the less important ones (this is open to interpretation of course, I should say, the ones that people do not seem to care about anymore/as much) will be taken care of over time via the keyword triaging method.

We should also keep in mind that some of these will be reopened against former committers (Tod, Karice, Kim, Nick, MVM, Doug, etc etc).

Remy Suen
Rational Team Concert Developer, Eclipse Platform/UI Committer
IBM Ottawa

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