Launchpad bug workflow change

Sarah Hobbs hobbsee at
Wed Jun 20 04:13:28 UTC 2007

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Nice change!

However, we've missed a case completely...I'm not sure how I didnt think
of it at UDS.

Henrik Nilsen Omma wrote:
> Phillip Susi wrote:
>> Henrik Nilsen Omma wrote:
>>> If you are not a developer then it is misleading to set it to In 
>>> Progress because nobody is actually working on the fix and it may 
>>> never be fixed.

wrong.  We have sponsorships, and mentoring, of bugfixes, and package
updates.  We should not cut out our potential developer community like this.

>> There are those of us who are not developers but do still work on 
>> fixing bugs ;)
>> Non developers should be able to set these states if the bug is 
>> assigned to them.

As one of the leaders of ubuntu-universe-sponsors, I think this is the
appropriate solution.
> I don't think you should assign a bug to yourself if you are not working 
> on fixing it. IMO you should try to move it along to the Triaged state 
> as efficiently as possible and bugs should be assigned to the developer 
> or dev team who is going to fix it.

But the user is going to fix it, that's why it's assigned to them.
We're assuming you're meaning developer as in people in ~ubuntu-dev here.

> FWIW, I'm not a developer myself, I'm simply looking at ways of making 
> the triage process more structured and efficient.
> Henrik

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