Ask users to only assign just before starting working

C de-Avillez hggdh2 at
Fri Jan 17 17:53:30 UTC 2014

On Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:09:18 +0100
Alberto Salvia Novella <es20490446e at> wrote:

> I think, in the wiki, we should *ask users* to assign bugs only when
> the assignee will be able to work on it in a very short term.
> Otherwise those bugs can stay *unattended* for years.

More correctly, one should assign oneself *ONLY* if:
 * working on a fix
 * doing it NOW (not tomorrow/next week/month/year)

A bug assigned to somebody is a clear sign to others that it is being
worked on, and we need not worry about it anymore.



ab alio expectes alteri quod feceris
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