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Re: proper use of bugzilla

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 20:28:58 +0900
To: Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080614112855.GA15226@sideshowbarker>

Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>, 2008-06-14 13:15 +0200:
[Lachy wrote:]
> > I note that there is no related email discussion on the
> > mailing list for this issue. Please avoid raising issues in
> > here which have not even had any discussion on the mailing
> > list. [...]
> I really do not think procedural issues are properly discussed here on  
> bugzilla. The WG has other channels for that. Try to use those channels 
> instead of bugzilla.

Robert is completely right here. Please restrict comments in
bugzilla to technical comments only -- not meta-comments about
proper use of bugzilla.

Also, I don't support the requirement that anybody should avoid
raising issues bugzilla unless they have had prior discussion on
the public-html list. Part of the purpose of setting up bugzilla
was to enable people to raise issues without needing to post them
to the public-html list. Telling people that they first need to
discuss issues on the public-html list before posting them to
bugzilla would completely defeat that purpose.


Michael(tm) Smith

Received on Saturday, 14 June 2008 11:29:36 UTC

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