What does a milestone mean?

Matthew Pickering matthewtpickering at gmail.com
Tue Sep 24 18:37:10 UTC 2019


It seems that basically every new issues gets triaged with the 8.10.1
milestone, what does this mean?

It seems like a lot of the issue's won't get fixed for 8.10, or at any
foreseeable point in the future which dilutes the milestoning.

Therefore I don't think we should assign a certain milestone to a
ticket unless either

1. The issue is considered necessary to fix for that milestone (ie, a
2. Someone is planning to work on the ticket for that milestone (ie, a

Then the milestone actually has some meaning.



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