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Estimate unit

Is there a way to customize the unit of measurement for the Estimate field? For teams using XP, the unit of measure for a feature (a.k.a. User Story) is usually something more generic like a Point or Gummy Bear.

Alex Price
Wednesday, November 06, 2002

edit lang.asp and change
FB_DAY to "gummy bear"
FB_DAYS to "gummy bears"
FB_DAY_INITIAL to "g"

and enter estimates as "3g", etc.

Joel Spolsky
Wednesday, November 06, 2002

I was just wondering how you can provide support for a product that's so "editable" by the user. Or does your support agreement stipulate that the product is no longer supported if the ASP pages are altered by the user.

Alex Price
Thursday, November 07, 2002

Well, lang.asp is really just a list of all the strings in the product intended for easy localization. It's not too dangerous to edit, and if you do mess something up, I suppose we can find it and fix it.

Joel Spolsky
Thursday, November 07, 2002

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