Re: easy-fix keywords in bugzilla

Luis Villa <louie ximian com> writes:

> On Wed, 2002-02-27 at 12:15, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > 
> > Anybody know where these are coming from?
> > 
> > Just sort of curious, but I keep seeing them on GTK+ bugs, like say:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > That are in no sense easy to fix. (Definition of "easy-fix" seems to
> > be that the person submitting the bug report proposed some change...)
> I recently modified bugzilla to allow the addition of keywords when a
> bug is reported a few weeks ago; this makes the use of GNOME2 keywords
> easier and a bit more consistent. It seems like people are taking
> advantage of it in an unexpected way. Of the open bugs with 'easy-fix'
> set, they are all either new or chris wilddev net decided they were easy
> to fix. [Don't know why he did that, but he did.] 
> FWIW, I've updated the keyword description to specify that only
> developers should judge whether or not a bug is 'easy-fix'; hopefully
> that will reduce the occurence of this in the future.

OK, thanks. It wasn't really a problem to deal with, no more than
people marking their bugs as "Critical", but I was wondering if there
was some GNOME person going through marking stuff as easy-fix that I
should have a talk with... :-)


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