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Re: Bugzilla: editbugs privs

On 02/22/2018 05:50 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 02/22/2018 02:48 PM, Rical Jasan wrote:
>> On 02/22/2018 04:14 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
>>> On 02/22/2018 10:13 AM, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>>>> On 02/19/2018 05:42 PM, Rical Jasan wrote:
>>>>> On 02/19/2018 03:04 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
>>>>>> On 02/19/2018 11:22 AM, Rical Jasan wrote:
>>>>>>> May I be added to the editbugs group in Bugzilla? [0]  I'm trying to
>>>>>>> close BZ #6889, but it doesn't look like there is very much I can
>>>>>>> do.
>>>>>> Please check.  I think I have updated your account.
>>>>> That did the trick, thanks!
>>>>> OOC, is there anything in particular I should be saying in a closing
>>>>> comment?  It feels weird to just write, "Fixed."  I get not wanting
>>>>> empty comments, but I guess there's no (visibly) tracking changes of
>>>>> state otherwise?
>>>> Often we say "Fixed in X.Y" as a simple way of making it doubly
>>>> clear when it was fixed and to remind oneself to set the milestone :-)
>>> Sure, but I think the real reason is that Bugzilla requires something in
>>> that field.  Maybe we should just ask for a configuration change to drop
>>> that requirement?
>> Is there otherwise a visible history of the status changes, though?
>> Nice behaviour IMO would be if it auto-generated a "Marked as RESOLVED
>> FIXED by Some Dev." comment if the status changed but the comment was
>> empty, but if you couldn't follow status changes because no comment was
>> generated, that'd be worse than the current situation, which after I
>> thought about it for a bit is why I asked what I should say instead of
>> why I have to write something.  :)
> Like other Bugzillas, there is a History page for each bug, linked from
> the top right corner.  It shows a complete history, except for the visual filter is set to ignore things like "History" hyperlinks
when I'm looking for a record of changes to a webpage.


> aspects which have not changed since the filing of the bug (which can be
> confusing).  But this does not apply here.

Then yes, it would be convenient to not have to make a comment, though
it is a small inconvenience, and does provide a certain sense of closure
for casual readers of a bug.


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