Stop triaging bugs

Jack Ramsay jack at
Mon Mar 24 15:22:00 UTC 2014

On Mar 24, 2014 10:02 AM, "Alberto Salvia Novella" <es20490446e at>
> El 24/03/14 14:47, Marc Deslauriers escribió:
>> On 14-03-24 09:37 AM, Alberto Salvia Novella wrote:
>>> El 24/03/14 13:31, Marc Deslauriers escribió:
>>>> Could you please stop changing statuses of bugs you don't intend on
fixing yourself?
>>>> Marking a bug as "triaged" and changing priorities on them makes
absolutely no
>>>> sense if you aren't tasked to fix them.
>>>> Changing one of my team's bugs to "triaged" means our scripts and
procedures no
>>>> longer consider the bug to be new, hence, nobody will look at it
anymore. It is
>>>> breaking our workflow.
So couldn't launchpad do something about that? Couldn't it be set up to
where triaged bugs still show as new? Honestly that way we can triage bugs
and that way they won't be missed when a team member is looking at the new
bugs. I honestly don't think we should stop triaging bugs.
>>> As said in the bug statuses <>
>>> which arbitrates the hole bug management work-flow in Launchpad,
"triaged" means
>>> "a member of UbuntuBugControl <>
>>> believes that the report describes a genuine bug in enough detail that a
>>> developer could start working on a fix."
>>> Moreover, according to lean management
>>> <>:
>>>    * The first source of flaws (or any waste) is them to remain
invisible (or
>>>      untriaged or with unset priority in the case of bug management).
>>>    * Unpredictable work-flow has to be done manually till, after some
>>>      improvement and waste reduction, it becomes regular.
>>> So, since your work-flow conflicts with Launchpad's one and with
>>> productivity recommendations, I'm sorry I'm not taking on your request;
>>> if I'm missing something.
>> (...)
>> Modifying in an arbitrary way bug statuses and priorities that teams
depend on
>> to track work is simply a bad idea.
>> (...)
> What do you think; Quality, BugSquad and BugControl; about this topic?
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