[openstack-dev] [storyboard] why use different "bug" tags per project?

Tom Barron tpb at dyncloud.net
Wed Sep 26 15:17:10 UTC 2018

On 26/09/18 09:45 -0500, Ben Nemec wrote:
>On 9/26/18 8:20 AM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
>>On 2018-09-26 00:50:16 -0600 (-0600), Chris Friesen wrote:
>>>At the PTG, it was suggested that each project should tag their bugs with
>>>"<project>-bug" to avoid tags being "leaked" across projects, or something
>>>like that.
>>>Could someone elaborate on why this was recommended?  It seems to me that
>>>it'd be better for all projects to just use the "bug" tag for consistency.
>>>If you want to get all bugs in a specific project it would be pretty easy to
>>>search for stories with a tag of "bug" and a project of "X".
>>Because stories are a cross-project concept and tags are applied to
>>the story, it's possible for a story with tasks for both
>>openstack/nova and openstack/cinder projects to represent a bug for
>>one and a new feature for the other. If they're tagged nova-bug and
>>cinder-feature then that would allow them to match the queries those
>>teams have defined for their worklists, boards, et cetera. It's of
>>course possible to just hand-wave that these intersections are rare
>>enough to ignore and go ahead and use generic story tags, but the
>>recommendation is there to allow teams to avoid disagreements in
>>such cases.
>Would it be possible to automate that tagging on import? Essentially 
>tag every lp bug that is not wishlist with $PROJECT-bug and wishlists 
>with $PROJECT-feature. Otherwise someone has to go through and 
>re-categorize everything in Storyboard.
>I don't know if everyone would want that, but if this is the 
>recommended practice I would want it for Oslo.

I would think this is a common want at least for the projects in the 
central box in the project map [1]

-- Tom Barron (tbarron)

[1] https://www.openstack.org/openstack-map

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