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website: add bug filing wizard #11695
@adg and I were discussing putting a little web app up in front of Github's actual issue tracker, to get better bug reports from users.
The old code.google.com bug tracker let us present different types of users (project owners/developers vs. users) different types of templates. Github has nothing. As a result, we get some pretty incomplete bug reports.
@adg also proposed baking some bug-filing capabilities into the
The front end could also use some kind of matching algorithm to find
On 13 July 2015 at 11:23, Brad Fitzpatrick email@example.com wrote:
I think it would still be a nice thing to have.
On 28 June 2016 at 08:36, Chris Broadfoot firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
@andybons would be the person to talk to at this point.
It seems to me that the combination of github issue templates and
Leaving for @andybons
Not at the moment, no. There are questions I have about discoverability, though. How would we get people to actually use it? Can the current issues with bug reports be solved with more automation like gopherbot?
I’m also going to echo Russ’s comment about the incremental benefit. We have a lot on our plate so we can’t guarantee that the Go team at Google would take ownership should it be built.
If someone wants to start on a design for this, we are happy to consult, but I would outline the work to be done in this bug (or a google doc) before moving forward.
We built GerritBot to meet users where they were (GitHub PRs over Gerrit for CL creation). Building a tool to move them away from here for bugs seems like the opposite direction to take.
Please excuse my rambling. I think you get the gist of what I’m saying, though :)