[webkit-dev] Bugzilla default assignees

Alexey Proskuryakov ap at webkit.org
Mon Sep 14 09:39:20 PDT 2015

Yet another approach used by the Accessibility component is to have a technical account auto-CC'ed, and then anyone interested can follow this account. This seems like the most reliable solution to me.

- Alexey

14 сент. 2015 г., в 9:26, Brian Burg <bburg at apple.com> написал(а):

> It should be possible for an administrator to set a component's default assignee and default cc: list. We use the default-cc approach for the Web Inspector component (though it often goes out of date).
> However, the default assignee approach seems nice from a self-service POV, and we don’t seem to rely on the assignee field too much in the WebKit bugzilla. What do others think?
> Brian
>> On Sep 12, 2015, at 4:48 PM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In WebKit Bugzilla the default assignee for all bugs is Nobody. This is
>> problematic because it makes it really hard to notice when new bugs are
>> filed against a particular component. For example, I want to be CCed on
>> all new bugs in the WebKit Gtk component. If there was a fake default
>> assignee, say webkit-gtk-maint at webkit.bugs, then I could just add that
>> email to the User Watching section under my Email Preferences, and I'd
>> notice whenever a bug in that component is filed or changes state. This
>> is what we do in GNOME Bugzilla and it works quite well.
>> Since we don't have that, what I've been doing is watching Carlos
>> Garcia, which is a decent approximation since he tends to get CCed on a
>> lot of bugs. :) But only regular contributors know to CC him, so if the
>> bug isn't filed by a regular contributor, nobody ever sees it.
>> If a Bugzilla admin could set up default assignees for the various
>> components (or at least the WebKit Gtk component, but it would be
>> useful for all of them), that would be awesome.
>> Thanks,
>> Michael
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