[Phpmyadmin-devel] source forge milestones for error reports

Dieter Adriaenssens dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com
Sun Jul 28 17:12:49 CEST 2013

2013/7/24 Mohamed Ashraf <mohamed.ashraf.213 at gmail.com>:
> Currently souceforge does not offer an api to get the list of
> milestones that are available to a bug ticket. So for the bug report
> submission I have 3 choices. the first is just to leave the milestone
> field blank and it appears as "milestone none" in the issue tracker.
> the second is to allow the submitter to write down (not select) the
> milestone at the time of submission. this milestone has to match one
> of the milestones in the project otherwise a validation error is
> returned. The third would be to submit a bogus report with a wrong
> milestone. The error returned has within the message the list of
> milestones available. I may be able to use regular expressions to get
> the list of milestones.
> The problems with the last approach is that one it is a hack, two is
> that I would have to do a bogus ticket submission every time I need
> the list of milestones which changes every release and three is that
> if sourceforge changes the way the error string is returned there is
> going to be a problem.
> --
> Mohamed Ashraf

I'd go for option one : leave it blank.
But if possible mention the version affected in the description.

Kind regards,

Dieter Adriaenssens

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