Bug Tagging

Yuriy Kozlov yuriy.kozlov at gmail.com
Thu May 24 17:54:06 BST 2007

On 5/24/07, Brian Murray <brian at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> I've recently started using some new bug tags[1] as an alternative way
> to identify and find bugs.  For example, I created a 'metabug' tag for
> bugs that have a high likely-hood of duplication.  An example of a
> metabug is 53923 "tifm: Texas Instruments Card reader not working" where
> some specific Ti Multimedia Cards aren't reading cards.  This bug is
> currently in progress but we do have 20 duplicates of it, and more could
> come in as the hardware is prevalent.  The idea of a 'metabug' tag
> appeals to my workflow as I look a lot of different packages and this
> becomes an easy reference sheet for common bugs.  It could also be useful
> for new triagers and those coming back from a break.  Please have a look
> at the list of current 'metabugs'[2] and tag more if you see them.
> In an effort to make openoffice.org bugs make them more approachable,
> I have started use tags such as 'ooo-calc' to identify which specific
> application the bug appears in.  Finally, there is the 'commercial' tag
> to identify bugs in packages like Opera that don't yet exist in
> Launchpad.  As I understand it these packages may appear in Launchpad so
> I'd like us to be able to find those bugs again and assign them to the
> right package.
> Please take a moment to look at the list of tags currently in use, add
> any tags you think would be useful, and subscribe to the wiki page.
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad/Tags
> [2] https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.tag=metabug
> Thanks,
> --
> Brian Murray                                                 @ubuntu.com

Would it be useful to start doing something like this for kdebase and
for guidance?

~ Yuriy

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