[webkit-dev] Removing keywords from resolved bugs
mjs at apple.com
Wed Feb 1 00:03:49 PST 2006
On Jan 31, 2006, at 10:56 PM, Eric Seidel wrote:
> I think that in many cases ("Regression" and "HasReduction" being
> two) it doesn't make much sense for resolved bugs to carry keywords
> ("Regression" from what?).
It is useful to know that a fix was for a regression.
> That said, I had intended to only remove the "Regression" keyword
> to clean up the "known regressions list", and mistakenly removed
> all of them.
> I'm not sure what the "official" policy on keywords-attached-to-
> resolved bugs is. My impression was that we generally removed them
> after resolution. Perhaps it's something which needs to be
> discussed more generally? Do you have a suggested policy?
I don't think we should remove any keywords on resolution, unless
whatever they say about the bug is no longer true. A fixed regression
was still a regression, a bug that had a recution still does. Bugs
get reopened sometimes if they are not verified as fix, or if they
pop up again later, it is valuable to save all the information about
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