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New features: deeper task hierarchy, task comments, Bugzilla and Trac support

Today we upgraded production to the new version with a bunch of changes in it. Here I'll give a short overview of new things can you do with Acunote.

First, it is now possible to add comments to the task. With comments you can have follow-up discussions for a task without altering its description. Use task details page ('o' keyboard shortcut or 'Show Details' in the task popup menu) to add or modify comments. Please note, that once comment is added, only comment's original author is allowed to edit it.

Second, based on the positive feedback from our customers about Mantis bugtracker integration in Acunote, we decided to implement support for more such tools. At this moment you can import tasks from Bugzilla and Trac in addition to the Mantis. If your organization uses one of those bugtrackers, you can enable the integration in the 'Edit Organization' page. In case you find it easier to use a bookmarklet to create a task instead of importing it, grab the updated bookmarklet from 'Help' page. It will work for Mantis, Bugzilla, Track and also JIRA. JIRA is not yet supported by the task importer so bookmarklet is your only option in case you are using JIRA.

And finally, we're continuing to extend the number of ways you can organize your tasks. It was always possible to break a complex task in Acunote into well-defined subtasks. That works fine in case you have product manager entering the high-level tasks and developers breaking them into smaller parts. But higher management in some organizations wants to have even more abstract picture of the tasks. If your organization has this kind of needs, you can now use Acunote to create three levels of tasks to represent those three different abstraction layers.

And of course, there's much more in updated Acunote than just new features. There are lots of bugfixes in it and most importantly Safari, Internet Explorer and Konqueror users will get faster and more stable Acunote than they had before. Enjoy!