[Libreoffice-qa] Version field options way too fine grained

Kohei Yoshida libreoffice at kohei.us
Fri Mar 14 08:00:18 PDT 2014

On Fri, 2014-03-14 at 14:56 +0000, V Stuart Foote wrote:
> @Kohei,
> Not so sure, because it goes the other way as well.  
> When attempting to triage a bug, having the correct release --or
> better the commit information to exactly reproduce the issue as
> reported, and work backward to point of origin-- the granular field
> remains very helpful.

Whiteboard can be used for that, and we do use whiteboard for "which
granular version the bug is fixed in".

> So perhaps  it is not the best for data query and monitoring, but
> still very helpful for isolating the issues.  I'd say leave it as is
> and improve scope of your query logic.

There are other ways extra information can be embedded.  IMO fields in
bugzilla are there mostly for querying purposes, not to provide extra
info in case it is needed.

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