Add UX debt label to the contribution guidelines

gitlab-design#29
parent 3d3951a2
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- [Issue tracker guidelines](#issue-tracker-guidelines)
- [Issue weight](#issue-weight)
- [Regression issues](#regression-issues)
- [Technical debt](#technical-debt)
- [Technical and UX debt](#technical-and-ux-debt)
- [Stewardship](#stewardship)
- [Merge requests](#merge-requests)
- [Merge request guidelines](#merge-request-guidelines)
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[8.3 Regressions]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/4127
[update the notes]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/release-tools/blob/master/doc/pro-tips.md#update-the-regression-issue
### Technical debt
### Technical and UX debt
In order to track things that can be improved in GitLab's codebase, we created
the ~"technical debt" label in [GitLab's issue tracker][ce-tracker].
In order to track things that can be improved in GitLab's codebase,
we use the ~"technical debt" label in [GitLab's issue tracker][ce-tracker].
For user experience improvements, we use the ~"UX debt" label.
This label should be added to issues that describe things that can be improved,
shortcuts that have been taken, code that needs refactoring, features that need
additional attention, and all other things that have been left behind due to
high velocity of development.
These labels should be added to issues that describe things that can be improved,
shortcuts that have been taken, features that need additional attention, and all
other things that have been left behind due to high velocity of development.
For example, code that needs refactoring should use the ~"technical debt" label,
user experience refinements should use the ~"UX debt" label.
Everyone can create an issue, though you may need to ask for adding a specific
label, if you do not have permissions to do it by yourself. Additional labels
can be combined with the `technical debt` label, to make it easier to schedule
can be combined with these labels, to make it easier to schedule
the improvements for a release.
Issues tagged with the `technical debt` label have the same priority like issues
Issues tagged with these labels have the same priority like issues
that describe a new feature to be introduced in GitLab, and should be scheduled
for a release by the appropriate person.
Make sure to mention the merge request that the `technical debt` issue is
associated with in the description of the issue.
Make sure to mention the merge request that the ~"technical debt" issue or
~"UX debt" issue is associated with in the description of the issue.
### Stewardship
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