From:  Stephanie Daugherty <sdaugherty@gmail.com>
Date:  25 Mar 2016 21:45:11 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.bugmasters
Subject:  

Re: Dealing with old bugs

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As far as I know, resolved fixed is only appropriate when the bug can be
tied to the specific change that fixed it, and in that case, only the bug
that actually tracked the changes gets resolved fixed, the rest get
resolved duplicate of that "master" bug.

On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 7:01 AM Flore Allemandou  wrote:

> Hi Wes,
>
> I'm asking myself the same questions as Scott.
> When encountering a bug that does not happen anymore in new versions (I saw
> one for version 4.0 which works now), what is the correct resolution ?
> I would be inclined to update : RESOLVED -> FIXED
> Because, it was a real bug when it was filed so WORKSFORME does not really
> seem relevant.
>
> I'm "training" on old bugs that look easy. and I was wondering on best
> practices: closing as many old bugs as we can or let them die buried under
> piles of new bugs ? I don't want to be a pain and flooding people with
> bugmails on very old forgotten bugs.
>
> Thanks for helping bugpadawans!
>
> 2016-03-25 8:31 GMT+01:00 Wes KWierso :
>
> > In this particular case, I’d ask in the bug if the situation is still
> > reproducible with modern versions of Firefox. If you don’t get an answer
> in
> > a few days, close it with a comment asking the reporter to reopen or
> file a
> > new bug if they’re still having the problem. (You could likely get away
> > with just closing the bug and leaving the comment to reopen/refile, but
> > it’s nice to give a chance for them to speak up first.)
> > Wes
> > From: Scott Macpherson
> > Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2016 11:39 PM
> > To: bugmasters@lists.mozilla.org
> > Subject: Dealing with old bugs
> >
> > Hi all. What's the best way for a Bugzilla newbie to help deal with old
> > bugs which are suspected to be invalid or dead? For example, 984152
> > hasn't been touched for two years, and doesn't have a huge amount of
> > details to help with confirmation. It reads like a feature request
> > rather than a bug as well.
> >
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984152
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Scott.
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