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From Ji Yan <>
Subject Re: Enable automation for release blocker requests?
Date Thu, 28 Jun 2012 01:14:22 GMT
With the the auto mail roll out, everyone will be able to commentate on the
bug. and we wont miss any defect which requested as release blocker.

2012/6/27 Herbert Duerr <>

> With the new round of hand-written request-for-blocker-flag mails I'd like
> to reintroduce the automatism I had suggested a while ago [1]:
> When someone requests a release blocker flag in bugzilla then an automatic
> mail to either this or to the ooo-issues list should be generated.
> A couple of month this suggestion was rejected because of the noise it
> generated on the mailing lists. But with the hand-written requests we have
> all the noise, a source for errors and extra work. Why not automate and let
> the computers do what they can do better?
> Other possible workflows could be that the issues with pending
> blocker-flags get queried and only the issues where its comments show
> uncertainties or conflict potential should be discussed on the dev-mailing
> list.
> IMHO the workflow we are using now with the manual requests is the worst
> of the three alternatives.
> [1] http://mail-archives.apache.**org/mod_mbox/incubator-ooo-**
> dev/201202.mbox/%3C4F2ABC07.**<>
> Herbert


Thanks & Best Regards, Yan Ji

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