Diff for /wikisrc/bugtracking.mdwn between versions 1.6 and 1.7

version 1.6, 2014/06/23 17:36:29 version 1.7, 2014/06/26 13:52:33
Line 138  metadata) or to browse but to ask for a  Line 138  metadata) or to browse but to ask for a 
 This basically constitutes a total failure of the bugtracker: it was  This basically constitutes a total failure of the bugtracker: it was
 completely unable to provide useful information of any kind.  completely unable to provide useful information of any kind.
   
 I (dholland) have since learned some tricks and have also accumulated  I ([[dholland]]) have since learned some tricks and have also accumulated
 an external index for the database; this means I can get stuff out of  an external index for the database; this means I can get stuff out of
 it now, at least sometimes, but most developers are in the position I  it now, at least sometimes, but most developers are in the position I
 was then: the bug database is a completely useless black hole.  was then: the bug database is a completely useless black hole.
Line 164  support for arbitrary metadata, which ma Line 164  support for arbitrary metadata, which ma
   
 Note that in addition to the above analysis we also have some  Note that in addition to the above analysis we also have some
 supporting results.  supporting results.
 Based on the analysis I (dholland) started maintaining an annotated  Based on the analysis I ([[dholland]]) started maintaining an annotated
 browseable index (aka the "buglists" pages) of the bug database.  browseable index (aka the "buglists" pages) of the bug database.
 This basically amounted to additional per-bug metadata of several  This basically amounted to additional per-bug metadata of several
 kinds, organized in a fashion that allowed generating an index as a  kinds, organized in a fashion that allowed generating an index as a
Line 425  does something useful. Line 425  does something useful.
 personal priority or other criteria.  personal priority or other criteria.
 * A way to turn off mail for bouncing addresses.  * A way to turn off mail for bouncing addresses.
 * A way to move misfiled comments from one PR to another.  * A way to move misfiled comments from one PR to another.
   * A way to mark bugs not merely as "closed" but one of fixed,
     invalid, obsolete, or "won't fix".
   
 Some other stuff that would be nice:  Some other stuff that would be nice:
   

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