VERSION 1 OF THE Project Activity Mode Vocabulary IS AT

Project Activity Mode Vocabulary

version 2

The following vocabulary is proposed for defining the "activity mode" of a project:

"Dealt with" means patched, except for bugs which require substantial code rewrites, in which case "dealt with" means a public announcement, and, in the case of security-related bugs, continuous work until the bug is patched.

By default, "promptly" means 3 months, or 2 weeks for security-related bugs. Users are encouraged to "parameterize" this vocabulary by redefining this length of time.

Here's a handy table:

Activity mode adding features or cleaning up code?serious bugs expected to be promptly dealt with?planning to become more active?
Active Yes Yes N/A
On hold No ?Yes
Maintanence mode No Yes No
Dead/unmaintained/orphaned No No No

Synonyms for 'dead':

Other qualifiers:

Old versions of the vocab: