[drupal-devel] Proposal: change "fixed" status to mean "ready to commit"

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Thu Apr 14 18:45:42 UTC 2005

> A patch I proposed nine weeks ago to improve project the project issue 
> review process went nowhere.
> Issue: http://www.drupal.org/node/17052
> Patch: 
> http://drupal.org/files/issues/admin_configurable_status_options.patch
> But (not to be deterred, since I still believe barriers to community 
> participation in the development process are the most pressing issues in 
> Drupal development) I have another, much more modest suggestion, that I 
> think could help move things along without (gasp) changing code.
> [...]
> My proposal: that we change "fixed" to mean "ready to commit" or "meets 
> acceptance criteria (i.e., works as promised and is a worthwhile change 
> fitting with Drupal aims and principles)".  That way, qualified 
> developers can designate a patch as ready to apply.  If it is applied, 
> the CVS committer would set the status to "closed".

This does need code change, since currently "fixed" bugs are 
periodically marked as "closed" by some cron script.


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