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Subject: Re: [boost] Active Tickets report and accepted info
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-07 10:21:43

On Jun 7, 2010, at 6:53 AM, Marshall Clow wrote:

> On Jun 7, 2010, at 6:38 AM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> On 6/7/2010 8:11 AM, David Abrahams wrote:
>>> At Mon, 7 Jun 2010 14:05:34 +0200,
>>> vicente.botet wrote:
>>>> Is there an error on the report or the maintainers do not use to
>>>> accept the tickets? I find this information very useful, if it
>>>> states that the maintainer accept to take care of this ticket.
>>> I think the feature is at best underused.
>> I find it more like it's not really that useful a feature, accepting tickets that is, for Boost as there is small to no overlap in working in bugs. It's more useful for components that have multiple people working on them as a way to coordinate who works on tickets. For example I've used it to tell Volodya that I'm working on some tickets for Boost Build/bjam. But it doesn't really make much sense, as a single author, to tell yourself you are working on a ticket.
> I see it as a notice to the world that you have looked at a bug and decided that it is valid.

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We've even got a page on ticket workflow [ and no, I didn't just write it ;-) ]

-- Marshall

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