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Item4640: New Future value in Bugs web is confusing

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There is now suddenly a future release on Bugs web.

What is that for?

With only two branches active we should reduce the values to two.

I keep on changing the value people put because they get it wrong already. Now with the "future" there will be even more confusion.

-- TWiki:Main/KennethLavrsen - 15 Sep 2007

I have removed the value future again.

I cannot release manage with a value like this which does not mean anything. We already have n/a. We do not need future and people have already used it wrong several times.

it was not even documented. Please discuss release process changes before implementing them. I am correcting bugs fields daily already.

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen - 21 Sep 2007

I am now processing the future records (had to make a topic with a search to find them.

Many bug item had notes like "will be fixed in next patch release" and was marked future instead of patch.

And some closed bugs were marked "future" so they would be missed in the release note.

"future" or "n/a" does not add any additional value. But people put future instead of deciding on next patch or next minor or next major. This is bad for a release manager. Hope you all understand.

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen - 21 Sep 2007

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Summary New Future value in Bugs web is confusing
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen
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SVN Range TWiki-4.2.0, Sat, 15 Sep 2007, build 14873
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Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
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