New features to submit: Pager Notification, Response Template,
gerv at mozilla.org
Wed Dec 11 23:48:42 UTC 2002
Ludovic Dubost wrote:
> We have made some significant feature additions and I would like to know
> from you which one I should submit first to the bugzilla community (I
> know I have to do this using bugzilla.mozilla.org).
Thank you very much for the offers :-)
> - Notify Rules System
> What will happen is that whenever a bug is updated that is assigned to
> you and that is a P1 priority the email will be sent out.
How is this implemented? The obvious implementation surely has
> - Template Response System
I'm not convinced of the general utility of this one...
> - MS Project Integration and Gantt Chart Generation
> We have created an export and import feature for MS Project as well as a
> Gantt Chart generation module for project trees.
> - MS Project Export
> What this module allows to do is take a project tree (dependency tree)
> and export it in CSV.
In the new world, this would be another template for showdependencytree.cgi.
> - MS Project Import
> The MS Project Export allows to import a full MSProject plan into
> bugzilla, including workload and dates (provided that you have the right
> custom fields setup)
I have a feeling that, because it requires some of your custom fields,
that this would be a bit specialist.
> - Gantt Chart generation
> Using the Tracking Bug custom field and the time tracking custom fields
> (that could be adapted to use the new timetracking fields), I've used
> DBD::Chart and Date::Manip to create almost the exact same dependency
> chart as MS Project.
These look very cool; in our world, they'd probably be based on the
timetracking fields and a dependency tree.
> To build this feature DBD::Chart's gantt module has been significantly
> enhanced (it didn't allow to show different colors for the tracking bugs
> and it was not possible the order the bugs the way I decided).
Have you sent these changes to the maintainer of that module?
Again, thanks for letting us know about these :-)
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