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From Rory Winston <rwins...@eircom.net>
Subject Re: Bug report normalization
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2004 17:50:15 GMT
Agreed. I think a better long-term solution would be to include the 
subcomponent name in the mail templates. Is it possible to do this going 
forward? Who administers the BZ installation?

Cheers,
Rory

Martin Cooper wrote:

>On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 16:54:50 +0100, Emmanuel Bourg <smanux@lfjr.net> wrote:
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>>Hi all, my apologies for the Bugzilla spam, I normalized the summaries
>>for all open bug reports (except the jelly ones). The summaries are now
>>prefixed with the component name, this should help filtering the mails
>>sent to the list by Bugzilla.
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>
>I'm sure this has done wonders for the utility of the mailing list archives...
>
>If you really had to do this, it would have been a much better idea to
>request that the mailer for Bugzilla changes was turned off while you
>did it. Who knows how many poor individuals have been spammed with
>off-list notifications just because they were kind enough to submit
>bug reports?
>
>Worse is the fact that these changes do nothing to solve the problem
>going forward. Most people will still submit bug reports without the
>component in the subject. The real solution would be to modify the
>template used for sending out the messages in the first place, so that
>the component name is included. Of course, if we do this now, the
>component name would be included in the subject twice...
>
>--
>Martin Cooper
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>>Emmanuel Bourg
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