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Re: [TSVN] bugtraq enhancement proposal: changing bug status

From: Ivan-Assen Ivanov <ivanassen_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-01-05 20:58:16 CET

> Here's the first glitch: the commit dialog already is cluttered with UI
> elements (and all of them are needed!). Adding another would make things
> only worse. And right now I don't know where that ComboBox should go.
> Suggestions?

Hmmm, you're right on that. Pull the Bug ID editbox a bit to the left
and fit a combobox after it?

Reduce the bug resolution combobox to a single checkbox? True means
"mark as whatever the bugtracker understands as
fixed/resolved/closed/whatever", false means "don't change status".

> The bugtraq: props allow to specify multiple issue numbers in one
> commit. So how should we handle that case? Add the same status to all
> issues? But then you couldn't close one issue and still assing the
> commit to another issue (e.g. Fixes issue 888, brings issue 456 one step
> further).

I can't think of a way to handle this, let alone in this small space.
(Setting aside hack'n'slash solutions like entering "888F;456" in the
Bug ID box.) But even with the simplistic resolution of propagating
the status change to all bugs, this will be useful in the (probably)
more common case, while the more complex operations can still be
performed via the normal bugtracker interface.

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Received on Wed Jan 5 20:58:51 2005

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