[Brainstorm-moderators] Using Brainstorm for packaging requests

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Oct 16 19:42:04 BST 2008


On Thursday 16 October 2008 14:39, Siegfried Gevatter (RainCT) wrote:
> Thanks for your replies so far!
>
> 2008/10/16 Saïvann <oxmosys at gmail.com>:
> > This way, brainstorm could be used for visibility purpose, discussion
> > and to measure popularity. Launchpad can be used for collaboration and
> > work on the package itself.
>
> Perhaps I haven't expressed it clearly enough, but that's exactly what
> I mean :). A Launchpad bug would still be necessary once work on the
> packaging starts (and it's actually required for packages on REVU to
> close a Launchpad bug), but Brainstorm would become the
> request/comment/vote place for users".
>
If we go this way, we should reconsider requiring needs-packaging bugs at all.  
Last I checked these bugs didn't get auto-closed because the bug wasn't 
assigned to the (non-existant until upload) package.

Scott K



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