Enhancements as opposed to bugs

Daniel d'Andrada daniel.dandrada at canonical.com
Tue Oct 15 14:13:51 UTC 2013

On 15/10/13 11:09, Michał Sawicz wrote:
> On 15.10.2013 16:04, Daniel d'Andrada wrote:
>> Bugs and new features are, on a slighly higher level, the same thing:
>> work that has to be done on some piece of software, according to some
>> specs, with a target milestone, an assignee, a given priority, a state
>> (in progress, new, commited, released), a discussion around it, etc.
>> At my previous job we had different systems for those (bugs and
>> features) for a long time and it was awesome when we finally started
>> using only one (the bug tracker, but tweaked a bit to better accommodate
>> those two kinds of tasks) for everything. I think it's just natural to
>> do so.
> I believe the biggest problem with launchpad in that regard is that 
> "Wishlist" is the lowest priority (Importance) level. You can't make 
> an enhancement higher priority than a bug, that's why some clear 
> distinguishing between a bug and a feature would be nice indeed.

That's because you're mapping a feature to a priority level, which is 
wrong. A bug could have a "Wishlist" priority-level just as well as a 
feature could be at a "High" priority level.

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