Stop triaging bugs

Alberto Salvia Novella es20490446e at
Mon Mar 24 15:01:48 UTC 2014

El 24/03/14 14:47, Marc Deslauriers escribió:
> On 14-03-24 09:37 AM, Alberto Salvia Novella wrote:
>> El 24/03/14 13:31, Marc Deslauriers escribió:
>>> Could you please stop changing statuses of bugs you don't intend on fixing yourself?
>>> Marking a bug as "triaged" and changing priorities on them makes absolutely no
>>> sense if you aren't tasked to fix them.
>>> Changing one of my team's bugs to "triaged" means our scripts and procedures no
>>> longer consider the bug to be new, hence, nobody will look at it anymore. It is
>>> breaking our workflow.
>> As said in the bug statuses <> page,
>> which arbitrates the hole bug management work-flow in Launchpad, "triaged" means
>> "a member of UbuntuBugControl <>
>> believes that the report describes a genuine bug in enough detail that a
>> developer could start working on a fix."
>> Moreover, according to lean management
>> <>:
>>    * The first source of flaws (or any waste) is them to remain invisible (or
>>      untriaged or with unset priority in the case of bug management).
>>    * Unpredictable work-flow has to be done manually till, after some continuous
>>      improvement and waste reduction, it becomes regular.
>> So, since your work-flow conflicts with Launchpad's one and with principal
>> productivity recommendations, I'm sorry I'm not taking on your request; except
>> if I'm missing something.
> (...)
> Modifying in an arbitrary way bug statuses and priorities that teams depend on
> to track work is simply a bad idea.
> (...)
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