Three Monkeys, Three Typewriters, Two Days

October 16, 2004

Bugmail classification

I plan to log the bugmail I get over the next week and classify it into three categories:

  1. Bugmail related to fixing bugs (patches, technical comments, reviews, bug descriptions, discussion on how to fix a bug, QA comments verifying bugs, testcases, review requests, etc).
  2. Bugmail related to project management (flags, target milestones, other such overhead).
  3. Everything else (misplaced comments, advocacy, rants, and so forth).

I don't really have a good feel for how things will break down, so it'll be interesting to find out the results. Watch this space. Depending on the results, I'll decide what to do with bugmail going forward.

Posted by bzbarsky at October 16, 2004 11:58 PM