Bug 417551 - Need Dev Input
after.fallout at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 18:42:27 UTC 2008
2 sounds best to me; occasionally this list is useful when I am writing
scripts (and when that happens the column names are helpful), but I
don't think they are a good thing most of the time.
Tosh, Michael J wrote:
> Need opinions on this bug 417551 - CSV headers should be the field
> description, not the field name
> As a Spreadsheet output format, the default template for
> list/list.csv.tmpl uses the database column names, which even for the
> default Bugzilla install, and most likely all Bugzilla's out there,
> doesn't match the adapted field descriptions. Max & Frédéric
> suggested I ask developers@ for a preference.
> We have 4 options:
> 1) Leave it. (if people reading the csv output don't know what
> short_desc or short_short_desc is, oh well.)
> 2) Append a param to the string, &machine=1, to revert to the column
> names, otherwise display the descriptions
> 3) Append a param to the string, &spreadsheet=1, to provide pretty
> column descriptions, otherwise display the column names. This
> requires a change to list/list.html.tmpl as well as list/list.csv.tmpl.
> 4) Change it to descriptions only. If an install needs the column
> headers, they can change their own list.csv.tmpl.
> Michael J Tosh
> Lockheed Martin, TSS
> WJHTC Bldg 316 2nd Fl S074, x5-5831
> /Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?/
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