Though I appreciate the enthousiasm you show to add this feature, don't be mislead by the "major" status. I guess I just didn't pay much attention to those settings when registering my question. Cause it was just that, a question, formulated as a feature request. I used this issue tracker as that seemed the best way to contact you about this.
Does the api provide some means to write back to the Bitbucket issue database btw? If not, have tou contacted the Bitbucket people about that ?
BETTER would be a special standardized "bug tracker" format that I can just right-click and import into any bug tracking application under the sun.
But something like that probably doesn't exist, so I guess I'll stick with a JSON file :-)