Project description for MySQLConf

David Miller justdave at
Thu Mar 29 04:32:52 UTC 2007

Max Kanat-Alexander wrote on 3/17/07 10:41 AM:
> On Sat, 17 Mar 2007 03:49:36 -0400 David Miller <justdave at>
> wrote:
>> I need to come up with a short description of the Bugzilla project for
>> use on
> 	Here's what I submitted to LinuxWorld:
> Bugzilla is a popular open source bug-tracking system in use by
> thousands of businesses world-wide to track defects and planned
> enhancements in products and processes. 
> Designed originally by Netscape in 1998, it has become the de facto
> standard in open-source bug tracking, and even major commercial
> products now market themselves by how they compare to Bugzilla.
> Bugzilla is a versatile web based system that can be used with a
> minimal footprint to provide powerful defect tracking for all manner of
> development projects. 
> Bugzilla has been proven in the real world to support groups of any
> size, from a small open-source project to a multinational enterprise.

OK, I submitted that (back on the 17th), and I got it back today saying
it's too long, and could we please shorten it to 50 words or less.  Any
other bright ideas?  I tried cutting that up myself, and couldn't get it
under 56 words without making it sound stupid. :)

Dave Miller                         
System Administrator, Mozilla Corporation
Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System

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