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[admin] Seeking comments re Issue tracking

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 09:25:03 -0500
Message-ID: <50A4FB3F.7070709@nokia.com>
To: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
All,

I'd like to get some feedback re how the group will track issues. A meta 
issue here is what we mean by "issue"and to a large extent, it depends 
on the context. In some cases, Issues are relatively broad e.g. "should 
spec A implement feature X" and in other cases an Issue could be much 
more specific e.g. "should parameter foo be a long or an unsigned long".

If we want to try to track issues, I think the main options are:  a) 
Issues are bugs so just use Bugzilla(or whatever bug db we decide to 
use); b) use Tracker (as is done by WebEventsWG); c) Issues should be 
explicitly identified in the appropriate spec.

My preference is to not be overly prescriptive/formal re how we handle 
and track issues but that we do indeed try to track them. As such, I am 
mostly indifferent on what we do, although I tend to favor using both b) 
and c) above, depending on the nature/context of the Issue. OTOH, I 
think a), possibly in combination c) is fine too.

Comments, preferences?

If no one feels strongly here, I will start a CfC to use b) and c) for 
Issue tracking (as is done by WebEventsWG).

-Thanks, AB
Received on Thursday, 15 November 2012 14:25:25 UTC

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