Labels can be applied to issues, merge requests, and epics. Group labels are available for any project within the group.


  • IssueDocumentation
    Issue related to documentation
  • IssueDuplicate
    This label indicates that the issue is a duplicate and there has been a related issue created
  • IssueEnhancement
    An enhancement may be made to address specific user needs or requests, or they may be made to address broader goals, such as increasing the efficiency or effectiveness of the software.
  • IssueFeature Request
    A feature is an issue that is either a new requirement that needs software enhancement, new feature development (perhaps requiring new repos, sub-projects or new PMC projects). These need to follow a template (see below) that provides enough clarity on the requirement, the definition of done and other necessary attributes so the issue can be curated and moved up in life cycle. Requires an entry in Aha portal
  • IssueInactive
    This issue requires further information but lack of responses from submitter. Close after inactivity for more than 6 months.
  • IssueNon Issue
    This issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it is not an issue but rather an intended behavior/operational issue/basic query.
  • IssueProcess Decision
    A decision record (DR) is a result of an process inefficiency where a new OSDU practice that has agreed to address the existing process inefficiency (perhaps requiring new process, operation patterns)
  • IssueTask
    A task is an issue where developers use to track the ongoing activities, e.g. could be a clean up. Not necessarily a defect or backlog.
  • IssueUnder Review
    This issue needs to be confirmed if this is the intended behavior of the service
  • KBBacklog
    Issue life cycle label: Label applied to indicate that issues are confirmed, but no active work are in progress. Pending volunteers to pick up.
  • KBDone
    Issue life cycle label: These are activities that have been completed
  • KBIn Progress
    Issue life cycle label: This is where the work is happening
  • KBOn Hold
    Issue life cycle label: These are activities that have been placed on hold, either because of a blocking factor or displaced by a higher priority
  • KBPending
    Issue life cycle label: Activity that has been assigned developers but hasn't started
  • KBUp Next
    These are the activities that have been prioritized to start next
  • M10
    Label used to indicate issue found during M10 milestone
  • M10 Patch
    Label used to indicate issue found during M10 Patch milestone
  • M11
    Label used to indicate issue found during M11 milestone
  • M12
    Label used to indicate issue found during M12 milestone
  • M13
    Label used to indicate issue found during M13 milestone