Recent Launchpad blog posts

  • Launchpad build farm improvements – 02 Sep 2013
    We’ve made a number of improvements to the Launchpad build farm in the last month, with the aim of improving its performance and robustness.  This sort of work is usually invisible to users except when something goes wrong, so we thought it would be worth taking some time to give you a summary.  Some of […]
  • The information sharing feature is complete – 06 Nov 2012
    Launchpad’s bug and branch privacy features were replaced by information sharing that permits project maintainers to share kinds of confidential information with people at the project level. No one needs to manage bug and branch subscriptions to ensure trusted users have access to confidential information. The Disclosure features Disclosure is a super feature composed on […]
  • Information sharing is now in beta for everyone – 28 Aug 2012
    Launchpad’s bug and branch privacy features are being replaced by information sharing that permits project maintainers to share kinds of information with people at the project level. No one needs to manage bug and branch subscriptions to ensure trusted users have access to confidential information. Maintainers can share and unshare their project with people Project […]
  • Project maintainers can see private bugs – 23 Jul 2012
    Project maintainers can now see all the private bugs in their project. While Launchpad tried to ensure the proper people could see private bugs in the past, the old subscription mechanism was brittle. Users could unsubscribe themselves and lose access, or retarget a bug to another projects which does not update bug subscriptions. The Purple […]
  • You can hide your bug and question comments – 23 Jul 2012
    You can now hide your own bug and question comments. If you want to hide a comment made in error, you can use the “Hide comment” action. You can see it, and even unhide it if you choose. The project’s maintainer or the trusted people delegated to work with private information can still see your […]
  • Bug reporting and search knows about privacy – 16 Jul 2012
    The Purple squad recently updated bug reporting and searching to understand the new privacy rules. Some of the changes were requirements to support sharing, others were opportunities we took advantage of. Improvements to bug reporting and forms The Purple squad updated the bug reporting UI to make it consistent with the bug pages. We choose […]
  • Launchpad now open source – 21 Jul 2009
    Get the code to Launchpad and join our development community.
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