Malone: Making Binary Package go away on bugs?

Rocco Stanzione grasshopper at
Fri Apr 7 20:56:55 BST 2006

On Friday 07 April 2006 14:14, Brad Bollenbach wrote:
> We're planning to remove binary package from bug reports. Any
> objections?
> Our motivations:
> * BP takes extra effort to maintain on a bug, so it's often missing or
> wrong
> * BP rarely provides much value to a developer
> (Of course, +filebug will continue to accept either a BP or SP, but only
> SP will be stored on the bug.)
> Downsides:
> * You won't be able to list/search bugs by SP

I was going to suggest adding the BP textbox to the new bug form so it could 
be selected at bug creation, but if there's no good reason for the field to 
exist, this is good too.

Rocco Stanzione

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