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Request: a way to edit existing bug reports

At times it would be nice to be able to edit an existing bug report without creating a new "Edited by" entry. (Especially if we just want to correct a typo.)

It seems more efficient for someone reading the report if they only have to read it one way, once, and don't have to read the "wrong" version first and then read the corrections.

Lorne Laliberte
Thursday, February 28, 2002

This is a horribly grey area... on the one hand the point about correcting typos is perfectly valid but on the other hand it also opens up opportunities for people to change things after the event and that is bad.

I think I'd rather leave things as they are.

Murph
Friday, March 01, 2002

You could maybe allow editing within a certain window, e.g., for 30 minutes after you wrote the post...or within the same day.

I personally don't see a problem with being able to edit reports (just append an "Edited: <date>" entry at the bottom), but I happen to work with exceptionally trustworthy people. :)

Lorne Laliberte
Tuesday, March 05, 2002

I think it doesen't matter if there are little mistakes in a case.
When you have one houer to edit this case you will have mistakes too.
I think is not good to edit case`s without history.

andrea optekamp
Wednesday, January 22, 2003

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