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On 02/07/2012 10:35 PM, My Th wrote:
> O , 2012-02-07 13:13 -0800, Sébastien Fabbro rakstīja:
>> 2. bugzilla + tag [science overlay] is a hack prone to human mistake
>> that gives unnecessary work to bugs scanners, whereas a unified
>> scm+issue system going straight to the dev
> I don't see this as much of a problem. I prefer it as it is now when all
> bug reports for certain package are in the same tracker instead of two
> separate ones, depending on whether the particular ebuild has been
> migrated to the main tree or not.
There are few disadvantages of having overlay bugs on b.g.o:
1) bugs get lost in the noise, currently there are ~600
maintainer-wanted bugs, some of them may be interesting from our POV
2) people that are assigned to bugs are rarely people responsible for
given package, in most cases those bugs are just assigned to email@example.com.
There several reasons to that, one e.g. contributor to sci overlay does
not have b.g.o account.
3) bugs can be changed/resolved only by devs or reporter, unless you
have edit privs
Having more open tracker, would relieve us from much work while allowing
contributors to take more control.
>> 3. wiki.g.o is up but not unified to a specific project, I have not
>> seen a single sci contribution yet
> They even have dedicated section for Projects&Community, just add there
> an entry for sci. There is not a single sci contribution only because
> nobody has cared to write one. That wiki is good and it is the place I
> would expect to find sci project's wiki if I would search for it.