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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: JIRA issue types
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2007 16:47:25 GMT

On Feb 6, 2007, at 6:07 AM, Kevin Sutter wrote:

> I'd agree with this assessment.  New Features are bigger pieces of  
> work --
> more design, documentation, marketing, etc.  Improvements are  
> smaller bits
> of work.  Still may need some documentation tweaks, but these type of
> changes would not make a big splash with marketing.

+1

Craig
>
> On 2/5/07, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
>>
>> I like to reserve New Feature to high level new stuff that should be
>> marketed.  Normally, I like to break these down into bite-sized sub
>> tasks.  Most other changes are bug fixes or iterative improvements to
>> the code base.
>>
>> -dain
>>
>> On Feb 5, 2007, at 6:52 PM, Patrick Linskey wrote:
>>
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > Does anyone understand what the difference is between an  
>> "Improvement"
>> > and a "New Feature"? My hope is that "Improvement" is a strict
>> > superset
>> > of "New Feature".
>> >
>> > Should we strive to use "Improvement" rarely, only for bits of
>> > functionality that exist but need to be nominally tweaked, and use
>> > "New
>> > Feature" for other things? Maybe "New Feature" is for things  
>> that will
>> > need mentioning in docs etc, and "Improvement" is for things  
>> that just
>> > need tweaks in code?
>> >
>> > -Patrick
>> >
>> > --
>> > Patrick Linskey
>> > BEA Systems, Inc.
>> >
>> >  
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Craig Russell
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