[Rd] Suggestion for the R Bugs web page

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at mn.rr.com
Wed Jun 22 22:36:23 CEST 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 22:06 +0200, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz at mn.rr.com> writes:
> > On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 21:15 +0200, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> > > It would be a no-brainer to switch to Bugzilla, were it not for the
> > > 3000 or so messages that are already sitting in the Jitterbug
> > > database.  
> > 
> > Might the python script linked at the follow Bugzilla report be of use?
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=124869
> > 
> > See the attachment in Comment #1:
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/attachment.cgi?id=69233
> > 
> > as the author's web site link appears to be offline. I don't know
> > python, so I would defer to others with more expertise as to whether the
> > above is useful "as is", or might serve as a starting point.
> Yes, I got the bright idea of googling for "jitterbug bugzilla" just
> after replying as well... It does look quite useful. Not that I speak
> Python either (Monty excepted), but the scheme he has been converting
> from - status encoded in the directory name - is quite similar to our
> slightly simpler Foo/Foo-fixed convention.

Well, hopefully that might work with only modest alteration then,
enabling a less painful transition. Pending further review of course...


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