Enhancements as opposed to bugs
Daniel van Vugt
daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com
Thu Oct 17 02:03:54 UTC 2013
I don't think "[ER]" is very user-friendly. No one outside the team
would understand it.
How about "[feature]" or "[enhancement]"?
On 16/10/13 21:02, Kevin Gunn wrote:
> thanks for the feedback.
> it likely won't be something to be fixed in a short term - but i agree,
> bugs (over blueprints) seem closer to being 'everything' you'd want when
> looking at the vices & virtues of bugs vs blueprints.
> i think what bugs are missing is a bit of aggregation & reporting ...as
> well as a way to better reflect scheduling (for a big picture view)
> in the near term - there is certainly nothing wrong with pre-pending to
> the bug title...i would suggest "[ER]" for 'enhancement request'...
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 9:10 PM, Daniel van Vugt
> <daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com <mailto:daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com>>
> Though I recall some of the proprietary issue tracking systems I've
> used in the past clearly distinguished between Bug and Enhancement.
> And that in itself was sometimes problematic. Where people can't
> decide or agree if something is a bug or a feature, you either need
> a third classification or a more neutral system that just doesn't
> care (like Launchpad).
> On 16/10/13 09:28, Daniel van Vugt wrote:
> I think we all agree Launchpad does not represent
> requests ideally. That's why I asked how we'd like to work
> around the
> Also, I just found the bug (which itself is actually a feature
> and it looks unlikely to be resolved:
> On 15/10/13 22:09, 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.
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