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From David McKay <>
Subject Re: Fwd: Seeking Bugzilla Admin Volunteers
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 20:54:32 GMT
Hi TJ,

My real-world job changed on the 1st December 2011 (I moved company), 
and Bugzilla is no longer part of my day-to-day role, but I guess I 
still remember most of what I knew! If I can be of assistance I'd be 
pleased to help.

My bugzilla ID is

Regards, Dave.

On 13/01/12 10:19, tj wrote:
> Hi, David,
> Per below, Rob is going to push this. If you're still interested, it 
> would be *very* nice to have an admin like you, who knows what to do 
> and how to do it.  --/tj/
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Seeking Bugzilla Admin Volunteers
> Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 14:16:31 -0500
> From: Rob Weir <>
> Reply-To:
> To:
> As far as I have been able to determine, no one in the project seems
> to have the ability to do anything in our Bugzilla instance beyond the
> basic operations that any member of the public is able to do.   We
> need to get a handful of people to have some elevated permissions to
> edit bugs, edit components, etc., so we can manage the quality process
> for the upcoming 3.4 release.
> I'll enter a JIRA issue asking that myself, and whichever other
> committers want to be included, be added to a group that will have the
> following additional Bugzilla permissions:
> - editbugs
> - editcomponents
> - canconfirm
> - editkeywords
> Having these additional permissions will especially be critical for
> those engaging in QA, I think.
> I'm not sure if Infra will do it (security concerns, etc.), but it
> would also be good to have one or two admin-level committers, with the
> editusers permission, so they can enable the above permissions for
> other users without going through Infra.
> So if you want to be on the initial batch, please respond to this note
> and let me know what your Bugzilla ID is. This is not necessarily the
> same as your Apache ID.   And if you don't yet have a Bugzilla account
> for the project, you can request one here:
> Thanks!
> -Rob

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