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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: [Bug 124386] Improve Help for Version Selector
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:38:47 GMT
Am 03/11/2014 12:05 PM, schrieb Herbert Duerr:
> Members of our QA team requested a clarification of the "Version" field
> used in our bugzilla instance. There are other terms that could need
> some clarification too.
> So before I request ASF-Infra to change our bugzilla installation by
> using the patch [1], I'd like to ask for lazy consensus to request this
> change in our bugzilla installation.
> [1]
> In particular the help text for "version" should be changed from
> "The version field defines the version of the software the bug was found
> in."
> to
> "The oldest version of the software the bug can be found in.",
> Also the help text for "assigned to" should be changed from
> "The person in charge of resolving the ${terms.bug}."
> to
> "The person in charge of progressing the ${terms.bug}."
> because we sometimes need more info, specific testing, etc. from others.
> The help text for "operating system" should be changed from
> "The operating system the $terms.bug was observed on."
> to
> "The operating systems the $terms.bug can be observed on."
> because AOO problems are often impacting multiple platforms.

What about to write "All operating systems the ...? Then IMHO it is even 
more clear that more items can/should be chosen.

> Since many entries in our bugzilla database are not about bugs, but
> about new features or enhancements I'd also like to use the term "issue"
> instead of "bug", when Bugzilla refers to such an entry.

+1 to improve the help texts.


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