[Libreoffice] Libreoffice QA Review and Feedback Gathering - Bug Triage

Sophie Gautier gautier.sophie at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 20:19:03 PDT 2011

Hi Yifan,
On 30/03/2011 12:52, Yifan Jiang wrote:
> [Bug Triage]
> + Related wiki: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/BugTriage
>      1. The current bug triage process looks working very well. One thing in
>      lack of fields like:
>          - 'NEEDINFO'
>          - 'UNCONFIRMED'
>          - etc.
>      Is somebody working on them? And any other field of current bugzilla is better
>      off being improved?

I think it could be improved by more people participating, the team is a 
bit short currently. I hope the IRC session will bring more participant 
and more interest to the QA tasks in general.
>      2. Multiple language bug reports
>      I ever saw bugs opened in French, German and Chinese. Some of them were
>      kept alive when somebody translated while some of them were closed as
>      invalid since people ignored them.
>      So do we need an explicit rules for those? After all Libreoffice is being
>      used by people in the world. We may overlook those real bugs reported by
>      closing them immediately.
>      A possible process for such a situation is, instead of setting those bugs
>      as invalid immediately, to set a timeout threadhold (10 days for
>      example)to wait a non-English bug translation. After the timeout, we close
>      the bug as Invalid.
>      Another solution (great one) might be l10n people add their names to the
>      http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/LibreOffice/FindTheExpert
>      wiki page. Then we could put the names into CC and ask for a translation?

I think it's better to have one or two persons to assign the bug to, and 
these persons ping the NL language members. We get a table of contact on 
the wiki for NL or L10n people, but it still needs to be completed.

Kind regards
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