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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 4.1. Regressions
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:53:31 GMT
On 3/11/14 6:33 PM, Rainer Bielefeld wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I think Bugzilla Help
> <https://issues.apache.org/ooo/describekeywords.cgi> tells it all.
> There only is no common sense whether key word should be used also for
> very old regressions (regression in OOo 1.0.1 compared to OOo 1.0.0),
> from developer's point of view only regressions in AOO 3.4-dev and later
> are of interest.
> <https://www.mail-archive.com/qa@openoffice.apache.org/msg01787.html>
> 
> Generally problems with newly integrated features can not be
> regressions. But if the code of a newly integrated feature damages an
> older function so that it does not work correctly since integration,
> that damage deserves key word "regression".
> 
> But I do not think that many regression key words will have to be added.
> The problem with the Bugs in the list is that at least one of following
> mistakes is in data for the Bugs:
> * Version has been changed to 4.1 in error, example:
>   (Bug 105492 - Text Orientation Degrees Entry Field
> * It has not been tested with what Version the
>   bug has appeared, example:
>   (Bug 124259 - mathvariant="normal" is ignored on import of .mml file)
> 
> So far my personal thoughts, what are result of long co-working in open
> source projects,

communication is the key here. We have experienced QA volunteers who
know how to set the fields and we have volunteers with less experience.
I suggest that we clean up the various fields and update the how submit
a bug page with a clear and updated explanation of what we think is best.

If somebody is not sure it is best to let the fields unset or open and
ask on the QA list for support/help.

Juergen


> 
> CU
> 
> Rainer
> 
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