Re: roadmap status update/update request

On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 18:37 +0000, Marc O'Morain wrote:
> Perhaps a "feature request" feature could be implemented into the
> GNOME desktop, similar to bug buddy.

We do this.

> I have not thought about the user interface, but it would be very easy
> to get some metadata from the user, with questions like 'What
> application is the a feature request for'', etc.

That's what we ask.

> All these feature requests could be fed straight into a single
> database on, or filed in the relevant module in bugzilla as
> low priority enhancments.

Indeed, we do this.

> If the requests go into bugzilla, then triaging would mark duplicates,
> and the most requested features would show up in searches for the most
> reported bugs.


> If I were implementing this system, I would make bug-buddy add an
> extra item to the [foot|appliction|action|places|whatever] menu,
> titled 'Request a Feature'. This diaglogue box would ask the user what
> program it is for, let them fill out a breif description, and put it
> straight into the relevant bugzilla module as a low priority
> enhancement.

So at the moment, you click on Bug Buddy and choose "Request a missing
feature." All you're asking for is a menu item :)



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