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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [BZ] Disable the "release blocker" flag to be used only by everyone (was Re: [RELEASE] Bug 118098 - Text box filled with zeroes)
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2012 10:22:27 GMT
On 3/3/12 12:02 AM, Dave Fisher wrote:
>
> On Mar 2, 2012, at 2:46 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>
>> Am 03/02/2012 11:30 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>   wrote:
>>>> Am 03/02/2012 10:49 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 4:34 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
    wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In order prevent this cleanup task again and again (for the next
weeks,
>>>>>> new
>>>>>> releases, etc.)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -and-
>>>>>>
>>>>>> To take the discussions into this ML and out of our BZ.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is it possible to disable the "release blocker" flag for everyone's
use?
>>>>>> When only a few people can set the flag to "+" then we can discuss
first
>>>>>> on
>>>>>> the ML and when we have consensus it will be set to "+".
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Right now only those in the "relman" group can +grant or -deny the
>>>>> "release blocker" flag.  There are only 8 people in that group right
>>>>> now.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> OK, then it was maybe just a subjective feeling that the flag was more
>>>> stressed than necessary in the last few days/weeks. Or there is at least
a
>>>> difference between the "?" and the "+" / "-" status.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Many of us are working together for the first time.  So it is likely
>>> that we don't even all agree on what a "release blocker" means.  If we
>>> agreed on criteria, then I think there would be fewer issues like
>>> this. But maybe having these discussions is how we converge on an
>>> understanding of what a blocking issue is?
>>
>> Then there is short way out: ;-)
>>
>> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Stopper
>>
>> When we can agree on these criteria, the sorting of release blocker will be easier
and faster.
>
> Looks like reasonable criteria to me.
>
> BTW - the part under "How to promote/nominate a Stopper issue" will need to be rewritten.
>
done, at least improved to cover the current procedure

Juergen

> Regards,
> Dave
>
>
>>
>> Marcus
>>
>>
>>
>>>>> Anyone in the "canconfirm" group is able to request this flag.  Not
>>>>> everyone is a member of "canconfirm".  There are only 559 members,
>>>>> mainly those who had elevated permissions in the legacy BZ instance.
>>>>> It also includes everyone with an Apache email address.
>>>>>
>>>>> So I think we're doing what you are suggesting.  We're discussing the
>>>>> bugs where someone has requested "release blocker" status, and then
>>>>> decided whether to grant or deny that status.
>>>>>
>>>>>> What do you think?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Discuss now, discuss later, it is all the same thing, right?
>>>>>
>>>>> -Rob
>>>>>
>>>>>> Marcus
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Am 03/02/2012 02:38 PM, schrieb Oliver-Rainer Wittmann:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> P.S.: Sorry for the noise regarding our potential release blockers,
but
>>>>>>> I am trying to get an overview about the release blockers which
we need
>>>>>>> to fix for our AOO 3.4 release.
>


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