Bug System Pilot Dev Workflow: DRAFT Accepted/Understood
richard.bair at oracle.com
Thu Jan 19 12:11:12 PST 2012
> Tags are not the same as states or sub-states. They are free-form keywords with no
> guarantee of consistency and probably a lot less efficient to search on too. So I
> can't agree with anyone who tells me tags are a suitable replacement for a state/substate.
As mentioned last time we went around this, the problem with many of these states is that they will not be universally enforced, and are therefore of no more real use than a label anyway. Meaning, you cannot derive meaningful information from a macro level from these states. That's just a plain fact. They can be useful on the micro level, but then so can labels. That's an opinion.
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