[Libreoffice-qa] Bugzilla Migration Plan

Florian Reisinger florei at libreoffice.org
Tue Aug 13 09:25:55 PDT 2013


Am 13.08.2013 17:52, schrieb bfoman:
> Florian Reisinger wrote
>> You meant "Directly to a new instance"? I fear we are not allowed to do
>> this, because of privacy issues...
> Hi!
> So lets check bugs.freedesktop.org, www.libreoffice.org/bugzilla,
> www.libreoffice.org/get-help/bug/, or whatever is the other link to the same
> Bugzilla instance Privacy Policy. Wait, I don't recollect to read anything
> more than the following:
> /PRIVACY NOTICE: Bugzilla is an open bug tracking system. Activity on most
> bugs, including email addresses, will be visible to the public. We recommend
> using a secondary account or free web email service (such as Gmail, Yahoo,
> Hotmail, or similar) to avoid receiving spam at your primary email address.
> /
> This Bugzilla is already available at www.libreoffice.org/bugzilla so I
> think it is just technical operation. No lawyers involved as there is no
> privacy policy whatsoever (well, this could make some concerned, not
> mentioning EU cookie law hunters).

The fact is: data is @freedesktop. In the and data is @libreoffice. IMHO 
the problem is the German law, which forbids us to continue using the 
data (I really hope it is a law worldwide....) I really do hope at some 
point that I am wrong, that would easify everything, but I do not 
believe it....

> I cannot imagine a per user "ask for ack" migration of more than 8000
> accounts of people ever reported in LibreOffice product. Bugzilla bugs are
> connected to UserIDs. You pretty much can't delete an account without a risk
> of getting referential integrity problems in your database . On the other
> hand having orphaned bugs with artificial UserIDs and then reassigning bugs
> back to reporters by hand or scripting sounds like horror story. Also having
> bugs anonymized doesn't have much sense.
> Best regards.
> BTW: You can read OpenOffice Bugzilla to Apache migration announcement here
> -
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-ooo-users/201109.mbox/%3CSNT126-DS17794D26E0ACE2103DEE6CDB1A0%40phx.gbl%3E.

Thanks for this link....

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Liebe Grüße, / Yours,
Florian Reisinger

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