8.3 Issue classification

The Bug Squad should classify issues according to the guidelines given by developers. Every issue should have a Status and Type; the other fields are optional.

Status (mandatory)

Open issues:

Closed issues:

Assignee (optional)

Newly-added issues should have no assignee. When a contributor indicates that he has Started or Fixed an item, he should become the assignee.

Type (mandatory)

The issue’s Type should be the first relevant item in this list.

Patch label (optional)

Normal Bug Squad members should not add or modify Patch issues except to verify them; for all other Patch work, leave them to the Patch Meister.

Other items (optional)

Other labels:

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