Bug Announces in #ubuntu-bugs

Caroline Ford caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 24 21:23:33 GMT 2008


On 24/02/2008, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Daniel Holbach wrote:
>  > Hello everybody,
>  >
>  > in a recent discussion with Emmet it was brought to my attention that
>  > the #ubuntu-bugs channel could be used for more bug and triage related
>  > discussions, if the bug bot was less noisy. The proposal was to move the
>  > bug announces to #ubuntu-bugs-announce.
>  >
>  > I heard good arguments for the bug bot in #ubuntu-bugs and good
>  > arguments for it to be somewhere else.
>  >
>  > What is the BugSquad's take on the idea?
>
>
> I know this is a late reply, but as I didn't answer before... :)
>
>  I didn't like the idea when it was proposed, but yesterday and this evening for
>  some reason ubotu wasn't announcing new bugs in the channel, and it we had some
>  triaging discussions and that was nice and productive.
>
>  This Friday I removed some channels from the autojoin, and I was thinking on
>  whether remove #ubuntu-bugs. Right now I think if ubotu wasn't announcing new
>  bugs, I wouldn't think whether to remove it.
>
>  Having announcements in #ubuntu-bugs could make sense to people reading them,
>  but I already get many new bugs by mail, and so rarely read those in #ubuntu-bugs.
>
>  Is this proposal still in place? And is there an agreement?
>
>  I think we could make the change for one week, and then see whether it was a
>  good idea or not?

My concern is that you said you wouldn't join the announce channel.
Hiding ubotu away doesn't make the new bugs go away!

Caroline



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