Re: Issue tracker "priority" field meaning [was: [jira] [Updated] (SVN-4555) Centralized user level pristine storage]
From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 14:25:57 +0100
On 29.10.2018 14:00, Julian Foad wrote:
> As for priority, the label "trivial" suggests no real impact and we tend to use that for items such as "information in a FAQ entry is outdated" (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SVN-4682).
> The old issue tracker used values "P1 ... "P5" for the "Priority" field, and described it as "level of importance ... to help determine the priority ... P1 - Most important ... P5 - Least important": http://subversion.tigris.org/scdocs/ddIssues_EnterModify.html#priority
Indeed, "modern" issue trackers have been ignoring the difference
> I would submit that since the majority originate in the old issue tracker, this meaning is most prevalent.
That's possible. In this particular case I did not worry about how the
> So maybe we should move all the existing "priority" field values to a field named "importance", with the sole exception of any you have deliberately set to actually mean priority.
Ah, if we call it "importance" then "Trivial" is correct for this
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