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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: [BZ] Please change some default values when creating new issues
Date Tue, 06 Mar 2012 20:48:41 GMT
Am 03/06/2012 12:54 AM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
> Am 03/05/2012 11:04 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Marcus (OOo)<> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> please can a BZ admin change the default version when creating new
>>> issue to
>>> a more senseful value?
>>> "version58" --> "AOO-dev" or "OOo 3.3"
>> What would you make the default? Whichever you do, it will be wrong
>> for some bugs. Maybe 3.3 makes more sense, since users of 3.4 dev
>> builds presumably can be trusted to override the default themselves.
> When you ask this way, then the most recent and official version would
> be best: OOo 3.3.
> But honestly, "version58" is the worst pre-setting as it doesn't exist
> for OOo and I don't know for what it was ever used.

I hope this is explaination enough to get it changed. ;-)

>> In any case, there is no admin setting for default versions. The
>> closest I've seen is setting versions via this QA form;
> The webpage may a problem for itself, yes, but not the main one. From BZ
> itself you can create new issues with this pre-defined version. See:
> and just click on "Chart".
> So, IMHO there has to be a setting to define the default version to
> present in this input mask.
>> I think adding a&version=foo to the submissions would set a default.
> Good hint, that's working perfect. :-)
>> But in general that gateway form is in bad shape. It is hardcoded a
>> lot of legacy default assignments that are incorrect.
>> This is a good project for someone who can give a couple of hours.
> Right.

I'll try to improve this a bit. But it will take a bit time.

>>> Furthermore, the version item "AOO-dev" seems not available for all
>>> products. Could this be changed please?
>> Do you know off hand which ones are missing? Or even better, if you
>> enter a defect in BZ classified under www/AOO Bugzilla, that will
>> ensure I don't forget your request.
> I've not looked into details but will try do so tomorrow. Then I can
> give you a BZ issue.

Done with "". I've 
set you on CC.


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