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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Bugzilla: can we rename some of the product categories?
Date Mon, 24 Oct 2011 22:50:01 GMT

On Oct 24, 2011, at 3:26 PM, David McKay wrote:

> 
> On 24/10/11 22:58, Rob Weir wrote:
>> Currently, when you enter a new bug you are given an alphabetical list
>> of "products", starting with:
>> 
>> aa:  	Afar Language Project: Work in and on the Afar language
>> af:  	Afrikaans Language Project--Support, discussions, development of
>> Afrikaans localization in Afrikaans
>> am:  	Discussions and work in Amharic
>> api:  	This is the application programming interface.
>> ar:  	Arabic native language discussions and material in the native language
>> ast:  	Asturian Language Project: Work in Asturian
>> az:  	Azeri native language discussions and material in the native language
>> bal:  	Balochi Language Project: work on Balochi in Balochi
>> bg:  	Bulgarian language information, resources, discussions,
>> documentation, localization.
>> 
>> and so on.
>> 
>> See:  https://issues.apache.org/ooo/enter_bug.cgi
>> 
>> A flat list of 200+ categories like this, with no structure, and with
>> many of the items being rather obscure, makes the UI very hard to use.
>> 
>> Would it be possible to bring all the locale-related categories together, e.g.:
>> 
>> lang-aa
>> lang-af
>> lang-am
>> lang-ar
>> lang-ast
>> lang-az
>> lang-bg
>> 
>> and so on? That way these locale-related issues would be grouped in a
>> sort would be easier to find (or ignore) by someone entering a new
>> bug.
>> 
>> Or failing that, is there any way to make these be hierarchical?
>> 
>> -Rob
>> 
> Or as a minimum we could move the big, easily recognisable items (Wordprocessor, Presentation,
Spreadsheet, etc) tot he top of the page?
> 
> As I mentioned elsewhere, one of the things I do as part of my day job is to be the admin
on our company  Bugzilla instance. I'd be happy to step up and see what I can take on-board
out of the BZ tasks that we face here.

I think you volunteered :-)

Regards,
Dave


> 
> Dave.
>> 


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