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RE: [TSVN] TSVN Issue tracker

From: Peter Mounce <petermounce_at_iml.co.uk>
Date: 2005-03-10 14:02:03 CET

> -----Original Message-----
> From: SteveKing [mailto:stefankueng@gmail.com]
> Sent: 10 March 2005 12:52
> To: dev@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: [TSVN] TSVN Issue tracker
> On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 12:45:35 -0000, Peter Mounce
> <petermounce@iml.co.uk> wrote:
> > Is it possible to allow people in general to contribute comments /
> > attachments to issues that already exist? As in, if it's possible,
> > will you do it? ;-) For reproduction recipes and
> screenshots and stuff, I mean.
> > Just an idea. Or is it already possible?
> /me trying to calm down after the shock when I read your post
> The reason we're using our own issue tracker was that with
> the one on tigris.org it's not possible to prevent people
> from creating new issues. Now we can prevent them from doing
> that. But if we would allow people to add stuff to existing
> issues, they would just add completely unrelated stuff to any
> issue they find (since they can't create new issues like "my
> computer doesn't work anymore, please help me").

Ah - I didn't realise the issue spam was that bad, previously. Fair enough!

Perhaps there's a market for a Bayesian filter or something on open source
projects' bug trackers, for rating on-topicness of submissions...

> We can give you an account if you really want to do that. But
> only if you're willing to to that often - for single adds you
> can mail them on the list and we will add the comments then ourselves.

I am only able to use the stable, release versions of TSVN where I am, so my
reporting is limited to things like user interface niggles and the like, not
actual bugs (not that the two are separate, but you know what I mean). I
doubt I'd file often enough to merit the account. Currently, if I find
something, I post to the list - depends what you and others think of my
mailing list contributions, I guess. ;-)

Peter Mounce
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