Gervase Markham gerv at
Wed Oct 23 17:47:21 UTC 2002

Myk Melez wrote:

> Bugzilla's feature set grows primarily through the needs of its
> installations, and there's already been at least one demonstrated need
> for component-level specificity, 

Are you talking about flag types here? Where is the demonstrated need 
for component-level specificity? This particular specificity is causing 
problems (see the bug I cited earlier.)

> not to mention lots of examples where
> even product-level specificity is not needed or is of such low priority
> that no one does it despite us all having talked about it for years.

Indeed. My proposal was not to eliminate global parameters :-) It was 
more to suggest that we make "per-product" and "global" the only two 
valid values for a specificity.


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