The Road to custome fields [was 2.18]

Gervase Markham gerv at
Tue Mar 9 08:35:39 UTC 2004

Jon Wilmoth wrote:
> However, the user community here would greatly appreciate the ability to
> capture department specific information (i.e. by product/product group
> custom fields) that doesn't necessarily apply to other departments.  The
> only way I see that happening is if it is easy for an administrator to
> add fields. 

I don't think that's necessarily true - why can the admin not submit a 
request for a new field? That way, someone who understands the downsides 
of 40 fields per bug can evaluate the request.


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