Once Upon a Time in Bugzilla Land

Christopher Hicks chicks at chicks.net
Wed Dec 15 18:59:02 UTC 2004

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004, Myk Melez wrote:
> I disagree about the status whiteboard, however, which is fundamentally 
> different from keywords and flags in that any minimally privileged user 
> can create arbitrary tags in it.  We need that capability, and we'd have 
> to support that in any tag system that superceded it, but since the 
> status whiteboard field works OK for this at the moment, I wouldn't make 
> its supercession a priority.

I like the freeform status whiteboard. I think some recommended practices 
on using the status whiteboard would be good though.  Abusing it by 
putting tags in it would be something I would discourage.


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