distribution source package page could tell users how to link it to a project

Bug #667900 reported by Jonathan Lange on 2010-10-28
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Launchpad itself
Edwin Grubbs

Bug Description

Look at these two pages:

The "gedit" page has a nice big upstream link, because it's linked. The "wsjt" page has some text saying that no link exists. To a user familiar with linked packages, it looks like there's no way of making the link. You have to look a little lower to see the "Set upstream link" link.

When there is no existing upstream link, there should be something very big in the area where the upstream link should be, with a link to create the upstream link. Imagine a big empty box with a dotted line and a link in the middle.

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Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2010-10-29
Changed in launchpad-registry:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → 10.11
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) wrote :

I think I would like to see the suggest upstream project form from the current series package. Show me the proposed projects, allow me to choose one or locate another to link the current series.

tags: added: ui
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2010-11-05
summary: - More obvious upstream linking
+ distribution source package page could tell users how to link it to a
+ project
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2010-11-12
Changed in launchpad-registry:
milestone: 10.11 → 10.12
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2010-11-15
Changed in launchpad-registry:
assignee: nobody → Edwin Grubbs (edwin-grubbs)
Changed in launchpad-registry:
status: Triaged → In Progress
tags: added: qa-needstesting
Changed in launchpad-registry:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2010-11-22
tags: added: qa-ok
removed: qa-needstesting
Changed in launchpad-registry:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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