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Brian Harry is a Microsoft Technical Fellow working as the Product Unit Manager for Team Foundation Server. Learn more about Brian.
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Last week, we published another new spec on "Properties" for TFS. This spec describes a new feature that allows you to associate properties with different artifacts in TFS. The include Files/folders, shelvesets, labels, branches, Workspaces, pending changes, etc. Ultimately, we hope to expand this to all artifacts in TFS. This spec is still in draft form - in fact we just reviewed it internally on Friday and there was a lot of feedback to simplify some aspects of it. We're very interested in your input as well.
To get you thinking about what this might be used for, here are some example scenarios...
I suspect you'll be able to think of even more creative ways than I can of using properties. Let us know what you think. Remember the spec feedback forum is here.