[theme-reviewers] New Ticket Resolution

Edward Caissie edward.caissie at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 18:59:09 UTC 2010

Question: (Without actually testing with a second user myself ... ) Can
someone (Otto?) confirm if an Authenticated user can "accpet" a ticket, it
doesn't appear they can do much of anything except make comments?


On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>wrote:

> As Chip is suggesting, I would agree ... looking at the WorkFlow image (the
> wiki is now on my reading list), the "trainee" workflow is essentially the
> following:
> New --> Assigned --> Accepted --> Closed (resolved?)
> ... with "Accepted" not currently used in any of the Theme Review porcesses
> and a "Reviewer" is required to close, or make a resolution on the ticket.
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>
>>> wrote:
>>> > On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Edward Caissie <
>>> edward.caissie at gmail.com>
>>> > wrote:
>>> >> Also, just as a reminder for those not familiar with Trac, all
>>> >> resolutions, no matter their label, close the ticket.
>>> >
>>> > I'm under the assumption at this point that, unless we hear otherwise
>>> from
>>> > Otto or someone, that the original Trainee Workflow idea isn't
>>> feasible. So,
>>> > under that assumption, we'd have no need for "suggest-approval" or
>>> > "suggest-not-approved" as ticket resolutions.
>>> The problem with the idea of a suggest-whatever resolution and the
>>> ticket closing has to do with how trac works. When a ticket is closed,
>>> changing it to another resolution means reopening it and then
>>> resolving it with the new resolution. Two steps, basically. This
>>> rapidly becomes annoying.
>>> Now, the TracWorkflow *is* adjustable, but I don't know much about how
>>> to do it at present. Here's a page on the topic:
>>> http://trac.edgewall.org/wiki/TracWorkflow
>>> For those who don't want to read through it all, this graphic
>>> illustrates the default workflow:
>>> http://trac.edgewall.org/chrome/common/guide/basic-workflow.png
>>> The wiki page has several examples of how we can modify it to have
>>> "review" states or similar. We can try to implement some of those if
>>> it would be helpful to the process.
>>> I would suggest that, for now, let's see how the manual approach we're
>> currently using works.
>> One thing that would help us would be the ability to create reports based
>> on User Group (primarily, "Reviewer" vs "Authenticated"). If we can generate
>> reports of tickets assigned to Authenticated users (i.e. the Reviewer
>> Trainees who are not yet added to the "Reviewer" group), then we can
>> probably make-do with what we're doing now...
>> Chip
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