Re: request for help to fix common mistakes in wnpp bugs
On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 08:00:03AM +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> Bart Martens <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 08:54:19PM +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> >> Nathan Handler <email@example.com> writes:
> >> > On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 2:10 AM, Bart Martens <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> >> I hereby request help from anyone (including non-DDs) to fix common mistakes in
> >> >> wnpp bugs.
> >> > I just went through and did a batch of the ITP bugs without owners.
> >> Aha! So this is where it started! I'd like to make a suggestion to the
> >> script that was used for this task: If someone retitles an ITP bug from
> >> ITP to ITP, ignore that, and don't consider said person for the
> >> owner. (Or at best, warn the calling user to double-check).
> > It is also not clear to me what kind of problem you seem to have noticed with
> > retitling an ITP bug. Can you give an example (bug number) and explain what
> > went wrong with it ?
> As for an example, see #675276.
> Then Nathan set me as owner
Yes, at first sight this seems a mistake, and you seem to have fixed that
> A script could catch this easily,
> hence the patch offer in the previous mail. Provided a script exist,
> which I'm not sure about,
I don't think this can be processed easily with a script. If you intend to
write such a script, then I'm interested in reviewing it.
> Nathan told me he didn't use one.
In that case it was just an honest mistake, not the result of a buggy script,
so there's no immediate need to verify all other "owner" commands.