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Re: Solution to "not sure what component to file against" problems?



2009/4/14 Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca>:
> On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, John5342 wrote:
>
>> How about just "000". It would be the default but it wouldn't be
>> encouraging people to file it without bothering to look. Long term
>> solution (dependent on RH since bugzilla is run by them) would be to
>> have something closer to the wizard like bug filing like kde
>> bugzilla which actively encourages people to search for similar bugs
>> before filing.
>
>  what about, if someone selects "not sure," popping up a dialog
> window that asks for some relevant keywords at the very least?  while
> the current bug reporting form contains space for "summary" and
> "description", it would also be handy to have at least *something* to
> search on with respect to a small set of keywords if one doesn't know
> the component.

That is more or less exactly what the kde bugzilla does. It first asks
a few details about the bug including keywords and then automatically
presents a list of possible existing bugs that might be the same and
the questions it asks also encourage users to find out at least
roughly what package it refers to.
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