Should we make it harder to assign a bug to yourself?

Bjoern Michaelsen bjoern.michaelsen at
Sun Oct 4 14:13:00 PDT 2015


On Sun, Oct 04, 2015 at 10:33:45PM +0200, Thorsten Behrens wrote:
> I don't know, looks more like a social problem to me - and I think we
> were faring rather well in the past with being permissive and keeping
> red tape low (and checking things afterwards).

yes, agreeing here -- esp. since the self-assign might add some commitment and
prevent a "silent withdrawal" at least in a few cases.
> So perhaps we might want to include the below query to the ESC stats
> stack, and try keeping the oldest entry newer than, say, 3-6 months:

Yes, that should be a gardening task just like e.g. tdf#84480[1]. Also adding a
"last changed" column and sorting by it might be helpful:

shows tdf#39632 is an assigned EasyHack that wasnt touched since 2013-10-05
(aka 2 years) ....



[1] That one seems by the look at the mabnothighest and highestnotmab queries
    in need of some serious grooming too. At least as long as:
    are still around.

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