People often ask us what is the exact purpose of having as many as 3 different
JIRA projects for IntelliJ IDEA. For those of you who are interested, here
is the updated explanation: http://www.jetbrains.net/confluence/display/IDEADEV/Workingwithissue+tracker
So far noone has been very happy about our issues tracking. For one, "IDEA
Feedback" project used to be full of unattended issues.
We have done some cleanup work recently. From now on we are really trying
to be more responsive. In particular, we do not want to keep an issue in
the Feedback project for more than 30 days (see the guidelines for details).
This means more issues will be moved to IDEA Backlog or closed as "Won't
fix". It might be not the nicest fate for an issue, but if we know we are
not going to implement something soon (or ever), we would rather tell you
One thing I would like to point out specifically: IDEA Backlog is not an
issues graveyard. Issues may and will be pulled back to IDEA Development,
if they collect enough votes. We have already revived some backlogged issues
during our cleanup effort.
And here is a list of issues about which we are not quite sure what to do
Please vote for them if you like them, or comment if you think the feature
Project Manager, IntelliJ IDEA
"Develop with Pleasure!"