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Re: process for including changes in 1.0

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2003-12-16 00:02:28 CET

On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 02:54:37PM -0600, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> The issue tracker is very nice for tracking each individual issue, and
> for roughly comparing sets of issues by summary. It's not very good
> for browsing a particular fact over all issues (such as the number of
> votes it has). Issues are just not laid out right for this task.
> As someone who's going to be spending a good part of the next few
> weeks deeply immersed in the list of 1.0 candidate changes, I am
> pretty sure I'll go crazy if that list is not in a text file :-). (I
> don't mean to suggest that no one else will spend comparable time
> immersed in the list, by the way... But I'll bet that those who do
> will be thankful it's a text file too, in the end).
> There are awkwardnesses both ways. There are some aspects of this
> process that would be nice to have in the tracker, but they'll be in a
> text file instead. C'est la vie. We don't have exactly the right
> tool for the job here, so I'm trying to balance the tools we have to
> get to a Point Of Least Pain.

Maybe the issue tracker should have some sort of voting system added to
it? Obviously doesn't help us now. Mandrake added such a thing for
its bugzilla and it's pretty handy.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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