Change Proposals


Change proposals fall in to one of the following categories, each with its own template for new topics. Go to a classification's topic for a form to create a new topic of that classification using the ChangeProposalForm and the appropriate template, or use WebCreateNewTopic which contains forms for creating any kind of topic for the forms available in this web.

Topic Classification Template Description
FeatureRequest FeatureRequestTopicTemplate Request for additional functionality


A ChangeProposal's CurrentState field is used for tracking its development status. It can take the following states:

Name Type Tooltip Message
UnderInvestigation option New proposal which has not yet been fully discussed or decided upon
AcceptedProposal option Proposal was committed for at least 14 days, has been accepted, and is ready to be implemented
RejectedProposal option Proposal was rejected after being committed for at least 14 days
CommunityVote option Discussion on committed proposal has not lead to consensus after 14 days. The proposal is now up for community vote.
UnderConstruction option For an accepted proposal only; documentation and coding started. Please give Item number in BugTracking field
ReadyToMerge option Construction has been completed, and code is in an Item branch in github awaiting merge into master
MergedToCore option Has been merged to core or default plugin. Please give Item number in BugTracking field
ImplementedAsExtension option It was implemented as an optional contrib/plugin/addon, and doesn't need a core merge
ParkedProposal option Proposal needs someone to drive it
DiscardedProposal option Proposal is no longer applicable, withdrawn by developer without a decision, or addressed by an alternate solution.
Topic revision: r3 - 08 Nov 2008, CrawfordCurrie
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