User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 I'd like to suggest a way to prevent useless chatter on bugs. A lot of time spam comments such as "I really want this fixed!" that don't really contribute to the fixing of the bug show up on bugzilla. What if there was a link from the bug to an "official" forum topic somewhere? It could be prominent enough at the top of the bug that newbies might be directed there. e.g. "If you have a comment that isn't directly involved in fixing this bug, discuss it here." It could be an optional field for the bug filled by a priveleged user for spam-problematic bugs. It's not a perfect solution, but it might encourage people to use the forums if they see that a particular forum topic is actually "official" or linked directly from the bug in a prominent way. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: See any flame-worthy bug. Actual Results: Lots of useless comments by people who just want to feel like they can voice their opinion that the bug really frustrates them. Expected Results: Frustrated users should be directed somewhere other than bugzilla to vent, so bugzilla can stay focused on fixing the bug.
Related to bug 79534?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 79534 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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