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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: categorizing JIRAs
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 20:50:59 GMT
Andrew McIntyre wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 8:21 AM, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com> wrote:
>   
>> Just to be precise, I think that you're referring to the drop-down
>> "Component" menu. I agree that whatever the original meaning of this menu,
>> it has been extended to include items like "Newcomer", "Security", and
>> "Performance", which don't fit my definition of a product Component. If it's
>> ok to continue overloading this menu, then I agree that this is an
>> attractive place to list these bug categories.
>>     
>
> I agree that Component is not really the right place for these. I
> don't think we should continue overloading Component like this. I
> think it would be better to add these to a new 'Category'
> multi-checkbox list like the other Derby options. I don't think a
> drop-down select will work because these categories are not mutually
> exclusive, i.e. something can be Newcomer and Performance or High
> Value and Regression.
>   
I was going to puzzle through how to add these check boxes and then I 
noticed that you did it already. Thanks, Andrew!
>   
>>> Other candidates:
>>>
>>> - standard deviation
>>> - drivers differ
>>>       
>> Now I have to ask you for a little more context! What do these categories
>> mean?
>>     
>
> I think he means:
>
> a) Deviation from a standard: JDBC, SQL, DRDA
> b) client and embedded driver differences
>
> It would be good to have categories for those that are searchable in
> the Search page, for instance instead of tracking them through
> DERBY-310 for embedded/client differences.
>
> andrew
>   


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