Once Upon a Time in Bugzilla Land

Matty mattyt at tpg.com.au
Mon Dec 13 02:58:32 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-12-12 at 22:25 +0000, Gervase Markham wrote:

> So you want something that's both freeform (SW)

I never said we should stop using the status whiteboard.  I said we
should stop using it for _tags_.

> restrained to a given set of values (keywords and flags)

... which is what this discussion is about.

> and that is expandable because it doesn't require UI on the page
> to use (keywords) and that requires UI on the page to use (flags)?

The difference here is just a UI difference on show_bug.  Keywords/Flags
could just have an option about where it appears.  There's no call for
the database storage, searching functionality, etc to be different
between the two.

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