Smaller Taskotron Tasks

Tim Flink tflink at
Mon May 5 14:38:59 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2 May 2014 04:32:52 -0400 (EDT)
Kamil Paral <kparal at> wrote:

> > > >
> > > 
> > > Thanks, I was thinking about this. It's very unfortunate that
> > > Phabricator doesn't support arbitrary tags/keywords as in
> > > Bugzilla or Trac. The best we can do is probably the static wiki
> > > page, as above.
> > 
> > Phabricator has a feature that they call custom tags for tickets but
> > they're kind of a pain to set up and IIRC, you can't query for them
> > or do anything useful so I never did anything with them.
> > 
> > That being said, I'm planning an update once we get this initial
> > release out. From what I've read, there's a new beta feature
> > (trello-ish boards) which isn't really designed for this but could
> > help with planning and task lists.
> > 
> > I'm planning to upgrade phabricator when we get a base stg system
> > so we can look at it then.
> I had an idea how to make papercuts list dynamic - to create a fake
> 'papercuts' account and assign tickets to this account. You can then
> easily query for them.
> The downside is that you need to know what you're looking for, and
> the tickets won't be shown in 'not assigned tickets' category.

It could also cause problems when we move more towards FAS integration
since we'd be using a non-fas account.

At this point, let's wait until we have a new Phabricator version
deployed. I'm hoping that the boards feature can help us here and would
like to avoid anything too hacky if we can.

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