There are a number of files in Bugzilla that continue to rely on certain status names such as NEW or REOPENED. For example, whineatnews.pl has no way to recognize statuses that it should whine about except that they're hard coded in the program. Checksetup.pl doesn't allow for workflow apart from the pre-defined workflow published in our docs. post_bug.cgi only allows for NEW and UNCONFIRMED. Many of the templates seem to have all the status values hard coded into them as well. This prevents users from being able to effectively add new statuses and clearly prevents them from renaming existing statuses. I think that where we are now is a good step toward customizable work flows, but at this point (2.22), there's a lot more work to do.
This will be fixed by bug 101179 *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 101179 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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