[Phpmyadmin-devel] source forge milestones for error reports

Rouslan Placella rouslan at placella.com
Sun Jul 28 17:16:32 CEST 2013

On 07/28/2013 04:12 PM, Dieter Adriaenssens wrote:
> 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.

I agree Dieter, option #1 sounds the best.


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