incubator-ooo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove old bugs.
Date Fri, 18 May 2012 22:19:22 GMT
Am 05/18/2012 11:55 PM, schrieb Raphael Bircher:
> Am 18.05.12 22:52, schrieb Kayo Hamid:
>>  From ooo-qa. We can see a lot old bugs on Can we begin
>> removing? It's a key thing for project? I volunteer to this.
>> Eg, (10 years old)
> The age of the bug does not automaticly mean that they are solved. If
> they are CONFIRMED you can recheck them. Sametimes the are realy solved,
> but the moast are still valid issues. Same issues we can cloase, for
> exemple if they are Win98 only or so.
> Unconfirmed issues who are older then 2 years we can realy close I think.
> Greetings Raphael
> PS: Welcome to the black hole Bugzilla ;-)

In general closing bugs because they are simply too old is a clear -1 
for me.

Of course, only a closed bug is a good bug. But you need a good reason 
for closing them. The reasons are given as resolved status in BZ. I 
don't see "Closed, Too Old" there. ;-)

So, please try to check first if the issue:
- is already solved
- is no longer relevant due to license and therefore code change
- is not reproducible with its problem description
- is invalid as it's no real bug report, etc.

My 2 ct.


View raw message