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From:
Tomasz Konojacki
Date:
October 20, 2021 18:14
Subject:
Re: Cleaning-up GitHub labels
Message ID:
20211020201422.24CB.5C4F47F8@xenu.pl
On Wed, 20 Oct 2021 19:50:10 +0200
Tomasz Konojacki <me@xenu.pl> wrote:

> Our GitHub labels are a mess. To make the situation a little bit better,
> I propose to remove the following GitHub labels:
> 
> - "affects-*" - IIRC they used to be automatically set by perlbug.
>   Usually, they point to some random version of Perl, which isn't
>   helpful at all. In reality, 99% of our tickets fall into one of the
>   two groups: "still broken in blead" and "doesn't affect any of the
>   supported versions and should be closed".
> 
> - "Severity *" - this one also was inherited from the old bugtracker.
>   It's meaningless. The only kind of ticket priority we actually have is
>   blockers and non-blockers.
> 
> Is anyone opposed?
> 
> PS. To all the people who have issue management permissions: *please*
> add a distro-* label when you know that the ticket is platform-specific.
> We aren't doing a very good job at it. I've just spent an hour adding
> them to old open tickets.

BTW, labels for the issues affecting dual-life modules seem useful, but
we rarely set them. Ditto for some of the type-* labels, e.g.
type-ithreads.

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