On Fri, 14 Oct 2016, Jeroen Demeyer wrote:

As far as I know, the only real use-case for milestone is a milestone like`sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix` or `sage-pending`. I think that everymilestone of the form `sage-X.Y` is essentially treated equivalently.

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`I normally use "sage-N" and mark myself as the author when I plan to do`

`something in near future, and "sage-(N+1)" rarely when I guess that`

`version N will be out before I got something done. I have used`

`"sage-wishlist" few times when I have an idea. If I report a bug, I use`

`"sage-N" and left author-field empty if I am not sure that I'll make patch`

`myself.`

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`But we don't have any plans like "Version 8 will be out about q1/2018 and`

`will have mostly more support for numerical linear algebra.", and so`

`milestones are not really used.`

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