[Mageia-sysadm] [Mageia-dev] [Mageia-discuss] [Mageia-bugsquad] Bugzilla mass assignee ping

Romain d'Alverny rdalverny at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 16:49:59 CEST 2012

(removed -discuss from the discussion)

On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Marja van Waes <marja11 at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On 06/07/2012 14:22, Romain d'Alverny wrote:
> Maybe it works better in upgraded Bugzilla :)

No, it works in the current setup.

>> A monthly (or every 2 months) reminder of bugs fitting in your above
>> query would sound sane, if it's sent only to the assignee. If not,
>> then the whole mass ping itself should not be done either.
> Waiting one month to find out whether a bug was assigned correctly is too
> long, in my opinion, unless the assignee is busy gathering enough
> information to be able to tell.
> I think we should ping bug reports for which we haven't got a confirmation
> that the assignment was correct after two weeks, except when the assignee
> shows activity in the report.
> If the assignee thinks the bug was assigned correctly, he can put OK on the
> whiteboard or set status to ASSIGNED, and he won't show up in this search
> again, so he won't be pinged for this reason again.

We can make a bi-monthly check that will only whine to the assignees,
and not others. That makes at most (for the unlucky ones), two mails a
month summarizing what they are assigned to and that it has not been
checked out of the query.

Shall we try that?

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