[neomutt-devel] Issue labels / Waffle Board

toogley at mailbox.org toogley at mailbox.org
Tue Jan 31 06:35:44 CET 2017

> On January 29, 2017 at 3:55 PM guyzmo <z+mutt+neomutt at m0g.net> wrote:
> > > * What's the difference between:
> > > 	type:enhancement
> > > 	type:feature request
> > The type:enhancement is just an historical relict IMHO - before we had
> > rewritten the labels, nearly *every* issue or pull request had the
> > label type:enhancement - therefore I wanted to split that up in
> > several things (e.g. the topic: labels).
> - enhancement: a way to extend the behaviour of the software
> - question: a general question that's not covered in the documentation
>   but that's unlikely to end up with more code
> a "feature request" is just a special kind of enhancement, that is an
> enhancement being asked/begged for by an user, contrasted by you (or us)
> deciding that enhancement X is a must have and will be there in release Y.
> [...]
> > In my view, the label type:feature request should be used in the
> > future and type:enhancement should be deleted. (But also, not every
> > type:enhancement should be type:feature request)
> My personal take on this is that "enhancement" is a default label provided
> by github, so it'll make sense to anybody used to github but new to the
> project. It's also shorter by 4 letters ☺ (or for the label golf, simply
> type:feature, even shorter).

Btw. sorry for rushing to implement my opinion (=remove type:enhancement) without respecting other opinions properly.

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