Academic Research: Recommending similar bugs

Mike Hoye mhoye at
Mon Sep 15 13:00:04 UTC 2014

On 2014-09-14 10:20 PM, H. Rocha wrote:
> In fact, we implemented a prototype extension of Bugzilla, with recommendations
> of similar bugs, called NextBug. We also have some results showing that
> similar bugs happen in real systems. Finally, we conducted a small survey
> with Mozilla developers, who also provided an interesting feedback.
> Therefore, if possible, I would like to discuss with Bugzilla's developers
> if they seem such recommendations useful and if they have interest on
> including a similar feature in the system.
Certainly as a community manager I'm interested - the prospect of 
automating, even partially, a next-good-bug search is pretty compelling 
from a community-building and contributor-fostering sense.

- mhoye
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