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Bruno.Cossi

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Better release notes, please
« on: April 09, 2006, 05:06:37 pm »
Hi,

most of this has been asked before, but I would like to reiterate this in the hope of getting at least some of this implemented.
What I would like:

1. Better release notes
I would much like more details in the release notes. I am not looking for long unreadable document, but I would like to be able to read RN and know what are the differences compared to the previous release.
Example of this would be the time when "Sort Features Alphabetically" was implemented and switched on by default. Brief scan through the forum will show how much confusion has this caused). In short, anything that will in any way impact existing models, be it the contents or the form, should be clearly indicated.

2. Clear indication of which bugs have been resolved
This is related to the previous point. I would like to know which bugs have been resolved in a new release. Detailed list of the bugs would be great.
Of course, collaborative bug tracker would take care of this as well...

3. Advanced warning
I would like to know what is coming up in the next release even before the release is out. I would also like to know when to expect it.
Given Sparx' aggressive release schedule (which is great), one usually does not have to wait too long for things to be fixed. And it is understandable that deadlines may shift. But it would be great to know what to expect in an upcoming release and when. Especially in the corporate world it would help with planning rollout of the updates or deciding to wait for the next release.

Thank you,
Bruno

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Re: Better release notes, please
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2006, 06:28:01 pm »
Seconded!
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Re: Better release notes, please
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2006, 03:37:48 am »
more ore less support  ;)
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Re: Better release notes, please
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2006, 07:21:15 am »
There is a recent thread here regarding formal bug and request tracking. This request would dovetail well with that.

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