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What is the difference between iteration with release type Project Release under Timeline and Releases (tab)?

Suresh Raman (9152332) | asked Sep 06 '12, 10:50 a.m.
What is the difference between the two below?

In Project Area -> Overview --> Create Iteration --> Iteration Type - Project Release
In Project Area --> Releases Tab -->

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Guido Schneider (3.4k1486115) | answered Sep 06 '12, 10:58 a.m.

The Iteration is used for Planning when a Work Item should be done. It's the enumeration behind the Planned For field in the WI's.

The Release is used for filing defects against a release version opf the product. Used as enumeration in Found In field on the Defect Work Item.

In Build System you can reference a build to a Release value or create a new Release value which you then can use as Found In.

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