Re: Bug status week 10

Subject: Re: Bug status week 10
From: Jesper Skov (
Date: Sun Mar 11 2001 - 15:26:44 CST

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Briggs <> writes:

Tom> On 11 Mar 2001, Jesper Skov wrote:

>> good happening in the QA/Submitted states since last week. We're
>> still looking in particular for Windows users to help get the
>> counts down.

Tom> Out of curiousity, how are you determining which bugs are
Tom> Windows bugs? I've found an awful lot of bugs in Bugzilla marked
Tom> as Win95 and WinNT that aren't really Windows specific. I think
Tom> that they are marked as such solely because that's when Bugzilla
Tom> defaults to when entering a bug with a Windows browser, and the
Tom> modify bug page doesn't allow the operating system to be
Tom> modified.

Ah - we should certainly allow that. And the new bugzilla system does.

Tom> For example, a quick search of Bugzilla shows that there are
Tom> 10 bugs marked SUBMITTED with an OpSys value of either WinNT or
Tom> Win95. Of those 10, only 5 are actually Windows-specific.

QA bugs was my main motivation for writing that - bugs reported for
Windows should be QAd on Windows as well (unless the problem has
explicitly been reproduced on other platforms before it was fixed).


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