Edgewall Software

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 3 weeks ago

#2961 new enhancement

custom comment fields

Reported by: Ryan@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: next-major-releases
Component: ticket system Version: 0.9.4
Severity: normal Keywords: time tracking tracobject comment
Cc: ryan@…, leho@…
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I'd like a function similar to TracTicketsCustom, but for comments.

I'm looking to integrate time tracking into Trac to eliminate some double entry, but unlike all the folks at #710, I'd like my "hours spent" field to be on the comment, so we can track who is putting in the time when, and not just have one field on the ticket everyone keeps updating.

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comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by ryan@…

Keywords: time tracking added

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by anonymous

Cc: ryan@… added

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by sid

Can this be accomplished with a plugin?

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by Christian Boos

Keywords: tracobject added
Milestone: 2.0

No, I don't think so (well, at least not in a clean way).

(Developement Notes) I have to think about having metadata for changes… Now that I think about it, what I wrote about the comment in TracDev/Proposals/DataModel#ResourceChangeHistory can't be done without an indication that the comment is to be treated specially, labeled as a property sticking to the change, not as a changing property of the resource.

It's the same kind of distinction in Subversion, between a property and a revision property.

comment:5 Changed 11 years ago by ryan@…

My apologies, I forgot about this ticket completely. My company ended up writing a plug-in to accomplish my specific hours-tracking needs: TimingAndEstimationPlugin

I still think having generic custom comment fields would be good for extensibility, but the specific need I was looking to fill has been filled.

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by Christian Boos

Milestone: 2.0unscheduled

Milestone 2.0 deleted

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by Christian Boos

Milestone: unschedulednext-major-0.1X

comment:8 Changed 6 years ago by Peter Suter

Keywords: comment added

comment:9 Changed 3 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Owner: Jonas Borgström deleted

comment:10 Changed 3 weeks ago by lkraav <leho@…>

Cc: leho@… added

comment:11 Changed 3 weeks ago by lkraav <leho@…>

Hey all. What do we think about this now, ~10 years later?

comment:12 Changed 3 weeks ago by Jun Omae

See also #12485.

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