justdave at bugzilla.org
Fri Nov 12 19:10:49 UTC 2004
Kevin Benton wrote:
> How would the community receive a change adding an
> additional level of hierarchy of tracking? I would like to add Category
> as a parent to Product (and will locally) so that we can track different
> categories of problems such as software, hardware, process, etc.
Already been done. :) Grab 2.19.1
> I’m also wondering how others in this list feel about the overall design
> of Bugzilla with respect to object-oriented-ness and how easy/difficult
> it is to maintain the field listings. It seems to me that at this
> point, when a user wants to make a change, they must touch a number of
> files to add a new field for example. I would have hoped that a field
> definition table would contain all the pertinent information and that
> routines would be defined relative to that table. I really like how
> Bugzilla uses the TT, but I have to wonder, is there a way to make it
> easier to manage the display of information?
This has been the topic of huge debates. :) Rather than hash it all out
again, you should have a look at the (LONG) conversation in
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91037 and the archives of
this list for the month of March 2004.
Dave Miller Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System
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