What kind of home page for Bugzilla?

Tom Emerson tree at basistech.com
Thu Mar 2 21:48:06 UTC 2006

Gervase Markham writes:
> Tom Emerson wrote:
> > Huh? So in that design if I want to make news available just to the BZ
> > user community in my organization I need to find other software to
> > manage the feed? What a PITA.
> No... if it's just for you, you can override the front page template and
> add the markup by hand. That would be just about as easy as typing it
> into a web form.

Great, so every time I need to provide news to my users, I have to log
into the bz machine and change the index page manually, instead of
using the existing BZ admin interface. Ass backwards.

> There are tons of simple bits of blogging software out there which can
> be set up in short order and which will provide RSS feeds. We should not
> be reinventing that wheel.

This isn't a wheel to reinvent. It's a trivial piece of functionality
that would be useful to, I expect, a wide number of sites, and
wouldn't require a lot of work.

Why should I go out and install blogging software for this.


Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
Software Architect                                 http://www.basistech.com
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