Information for defect tracking

Things that describe a defect or enhancement

Stuff we fill out when submitting

  1. ID (assigned automatically)
  2. State (assigned automatically as submitted)
    • Submitted
    • Investigated
    • Assigned
    • Resolved
      • Unused ones:
        • Rejected
        • Duplicate
        • Postponed
  3. Headline
  4. Likelihood
    • 1: Exceptional
    • 2: Rare
    • 3: Occasional
    • 4: Common
    • 5: Always
  5. Task Cost:
    • 0: A minute
    • 1: An hour
    • 2: Several hours
    • 3: A day
    • 4: Several days
    • 5: More than a week
  6. Seriousness:
    • 0: Not a defect
    • 1: Not serious
    • 2: Minor irritation
    • 3: Major irritation
    • 4: Crash / wrong results
    • 5: Very serious / embarassing
  7. User Imprvmt
    • 0: N/A
    • 1: Very Low
    • 2: Low
    • 3: Medium
    • 4: High
    • 5: Very High
  8. Dev Imprvmt
    • 0: N/A
    • 1: Very Low
    • 2: Low
    • 3: Medium
    • 4: High
    • 5: Very High
  9. Tool Growth
    • 0: N/A
    • 1: Very Low
    • 2: Low
    • 3: Medium
    • 4: High
    • 5: Very High
  10. External Forces:
    • Unfunded user
    • Related to funded user / developer
    • Funded user
    • VIP
    • Multiple VIPs
  11. Customer Priority
    • 1: Doesn't care
    • 2: Lower than average
    • 3: Average
    • 4: Higher than average
    • 5: Furious/elated
  12. Module
    • GUI
    • CLI
    • Components (should read AVT)
    • Plugins
    • Viewer
    • Engine
    • Metadata Server
    • Build Process
    • Code Generation Tools
    • Testing system
    • Other
  13. Enhancement (boolean)
  14. Found in version
  15. Usability issue (boolean)
  16. Performance issue (boolean)
  17. Changes API (boolean)
  18. Changes UI (boolean)
  19. Must be done by (drop in for date ... never used)
  20. Description (large text field)
  21. Customer
    • This is a mechanism for us to store info about customers, which links into a whole other database for tracking customers
  22. Score offset bonus

Other fields

  1. Fix by version
  2. Investigator (developer name)
  3. Investigated on (date)
  4. Submitted on (date)
  5. Submitted by (developer name)
  6. Machine name (never used)
  7. Duplicate of (never used)
  8. Detection method (never used)
  9. Problem type
    • Source code
    • Build system
    • Configuration
    • Data file
    • Design
    • Documentation
    • Not a bug
    • Unreproducible
    • External library
    • Other
  10. Estimated fix time
  11. Actual fix time
  12. Resolution
    • Source code
    • Build system
    • Configuration
    • No action
    • Not gonna do it
    • Documentation
    • Data file
    • Design
    • Harware change
    • External library
    • Other
  13. Has this been merged (boolean)
  14. Fixed in version
  15. Merge date
  16. Resolution details
  17. Changed files