[Libreoffice-qa] Bugzilla: Changing several bugs at once

Joel Madero jmadero.dev at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 16:53:29 PST 2015

Top posting - apologies in a rush :)

I did a NEEDINFO ping today and added this message at the very end:

Message generated on: 10/01/2015


On 01/10/2015 04:05 PM, Robinson Tryon wrote:
> Adding a unique identifier to the comment during a bulk-update is
> great. In fact, bulk updates are so powerful and (from time to time)
> have unintended side effects (e.g. accidentally leaving 4 identical
> comments on each bug :P), that I'd suggest that we make it common
> practice to add such an ID.
> Some notes:
> 1) The date in the ID
> To avoid confusion (because date syntax can differ between europe and
> the us), I'd suggest that we use the unambiguous YYYY-MM-DD for the
> syntax, e.g. 2015-01-10
> 2) I can imagine that we might want to issue 2 different bulk updates
> in a single day, so I'd suggest something like:
> "NEEDINFO notification: 2015-01-10"
> "NEEDINFO -> INVALID: 2015-01-10"
> Having the unique ID means that we can get a list of all bugs in a
> given bulk-update with a simple Bugzilla string search.
> Best,
> --R

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