Launchpad bug workflow change
psusi at cfl.rr.com
Tue Jun 19 19:36:47 UTC 2007
Henrik Nilsen Omma wrote:
> I agree that 'evaluating the urgency' should also fit into the Triaged
> state. However, not that this can only be done by ubuntu-qa or
> developers (setting importance). Assigning resources can really only be
> done by the people who intend to fix it, which is an even smaller group.
> The point of having the Triaged step is that the people fixing bugs
> should not have to look at all 30 000 open bugs. They only look at
> Triaged and from that group they reject some, push some back to
> Incomplete and add some to their Todo list. That should make the overall
> workflow more precise and efficient. We can discuss how well the word
> 'Triaged' fit that category, but IMO we do need that category.
Now it sounds like Todo is the same as In progress, set by a developer
when he is ( or is about to be ) working on it. And Triaged is for
bugs that are ready to be pulled into that pool, which is what confirmed
It looks like you are trying to find a state for bugs that are
completely documented, but for some reason are not ready for developer
attention. What other reason would a developer have for not wanting to
look at a bug other than it is invalid ( and thus should be rejected ),
or it needs fixed upstream? Maybe we just need to bring back the
upstream state we used to have in bugzilla?
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