[squeak-dev] Re: Mantis status meanings
casey.obrien.r at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 20:01:21 UTC 2010
On Sep 7, 2010, at 9:01 AM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
> What do peopple think of the idea of starting over? From what I've seen at Google code I much prefer their issue tracker. And there's a wiki associated with it that can hold information such as we just discussed.
What's Ken Causey think about that? One less web app to keep up, OTOH, introduces a potential dependency on a service we don't control.
I think it's a fine idea myself, but I'd like to see the existing bug DB be preserved while the community figures out what works.
> - Andreas
>>> perhaps close 'em all and start over. The real problem with bug trackers
>>> is that if they're not kept current all the time they tend to simply
>>>> My only outstanding question is: should I not bother entering things in
>>>> Mantis and just upload to the inbox and be done with it? That would be
>>>> simpler, obviously, but what's the most helpful?
>> Inbox is fine and we do not want to force people to use it. However
>> for documentation issues we (Michael, Casey, Sean and me) want to give
>> it a try. Our efforts have been modest so far but we want to do what
>> is possible with our time constraints.
>> BTW there is an RSS feed of open documentation issues
>>> At this point, the most effective approach is likely to just upload to
>>> the inbox. Since uploads are posted here we see them (we don't see bugs
>>> on Mantis that are posted, fixed, etc. - one of the major shortcomings).
>>> If the fix looks all right you've got a chance it'll be in. And if you
>>> provide a test, you got a *good* chance it'll go in.
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